What are the two grounds for divorce in California? In California , a divorce (technically called dissolution of marriage) may be granted on one of two grounds; 1) irreconcilable differences which have caused the irremediable breakdown of the marriage or; 2) incurable insanity, according to California Family Code Section 2310.
Is it always 50/50 in divorce California? In California, there is no 50/50 split of marital property.
According to California divorce laws, when a married couple gets divorced, their community property and debts will be divided equitably. This means they will be divided fairly and equally.
Do both sides have to agree to divorce California? There seems to be a misconception in the general public that you can only obtain a divorce in California if your spouse will sign the divorce papers. The fact is that California is a no-fault state and you do not need your spouse’s signature to get a divorce.
How many years do you have to be separated to be legally divorced in California? In California, there is no required separation period before you can get divorced. That means that you and your spouse are able to decide you want to get a divorce and, on the same day, file for divorce.