The Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles Calif.; ; MARTIN MILLER; Abstract: Californians can lelly split from their spouses over the Web site and never have to set foot in a or lawyer's office Lel papers can be completed within anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours depending on the complexity of the split according to Randolph Finney a Seattle-based family law attorney who founded. © 2000-2018 All Rights Reserved does not provide lel advice and using this site is not intended to be a substitute for hiring a licensed family law attorney in your state Your access to the website is subject to our Terms.
Still such services are spreading Utah and California offer do-it-yourself sites that let you fill the forms out online (for $20 at /how to; free at .gov/selfhelp) Traffic on the California site rose from 6,800 page views in May 2002 to nearly 17,000 in May 2003 --By Anita Hamilton
You answered that you and your spouse are not in agreement on all the terms of your divorce Let us check if we can save you money and still help you file your divorce as peacefully and as painlessly as possible By Deborah Sharp USA TODAY Couples can find a mate fill out a bridal registry and plan a honeymoon on the computer Now they can also divorce online A Web site started last year by a Seattle attorney gives the unhappily wed in Washington California Florida and New York the option of dissolving their s online Texas is next and several other states are being considered. Your case registration has been submitted successfully The next step in completing your divorce petition is to pay the case processing fee After your payment is processed your personal login will be accessible Logging in will allow you to answer the additional questions required to complete your divorce When completing the online questionnaire help and explanations are provided for each question Should you have any questions during the process you may call our support line to speak with a divorce specialist. You are qualified to use to complete your divorce online To begin the process to complete your official divorce forms online please press the "Continue Button" below. Based on your answers you may want to consult your local court or a lel professional to explore your options to pursuing your divorce refers divorcing couples to local mediators only when they both agree to attend mediation sessions and desire to reach agreement on all the terms of their divorce with the help of a mediator Studies have shown that using a mediator is significantly less expensive and couples who use a divorce mediator to resolve their differences are significantly happier with their agreements compared to couples that chose to hire lawyers If after discussing this option with your spouse you are both interested in pursuing mediation we will be happy. Your information has been received and we will send you an email shortly that provides some ideas and references about your divorce options If your situation changes and you are ready to work on a mediated online divorce please call us at 1 877 282 0944 option 2. Based on the information provided you are not qualified to use to complete your divorce online at this time We recommend contacting a licensed Family Law attorney to help you with your situation. Please add your favorite Website(s) to this page! This page and its subpages contain. The site has drawn critics who denounce the online divorce as yet another blow to society's bedrock institutions The very ease of the process some contend makes family and as disposable as an old appliance Indeed a similar site in England was recently condemned by the pope as immoral because it made divorce too easy Naturally Finney disagrees "I think our Web site has the opposite effect," he said "If you're going to get divorced let's do it in a civil manner I really don't believe having something available that makes it easier and costs less money is going to encourage divorce." The customer service people were very nice and they made a tough time a little easier They saved me a lot of money and the forms were perfect I've told several co workers about this service Gret Washington The inspiration for the project came from his law practice where he primarily handles divorces It took about a year to get the site up and running "On almost a daily basis I would get clients who said they needed a divorce but didn't have the money or the patience with the lel process to pursue it," he said "These people are really stuck between a rock and a hard place." For Californians once the judge signs the documents they are "lelly binding and enforceable," says Finney but per state law the divorce doesn't become finalized for six months "It isn't quite as fast as a Las Ves divorce,". The Web site differs from the many self-help sites offering advice referrals or downloads of documents needed to file for divorce in a particular state For $249 the Web site prompts couples with questions on everything from dividing financial assets to deciding where the kids celebrate birthdays The software then uses their answers to fill out the documents that a couple can download and submit to a court Requirements vary by locale as to whether a couple must show up in court or can mail in or fax their divorce filing But in all cases a judge must still sign the order ending a Brian Lee president of says his site has handled more than 30,000 divorces since its launch in 2001 Though people still have to convey their forms to the court the process of filling out the paperwork can take less than an hour thanks to simple online questionnaires that hand-hold customers through the process Online divorce is not an option if the couple can't agree on the terms Even when they can not everyone thinks it's a good idea "Instant divorce is the last thing we need," says Mike McManus president of the advocacy group Savers Instead of a divorce McManus says couples often just need time to cool off before working out their differences. Call 1-877-282-0944 Se habla español I greatly appreciate the convenience and simplicity of the service provided by .I will recommend it to anyone of my friends or associates who are in need of a similar service Justin Virginia I am so glad that I found ! It's great to have an option like this when dealing with an amicable uncomplicated divorce - no need for attorneys when there's nothing to hash out Andrea Texas Californians can lelly split from their spouses over the Web site and never have to set foot in a or lawyer's office Lel papers can be completed within anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours depending on the complexity of the split according to Randolph Finney a Seattle-based family law attorney who founded the site For a flat fee of $249 the site walks divorcing couples step-by- step through such issues as community property and calculating child support payments When the online form is completed the applicant simply signs the papers and mails them. We thank the above ornizations for their continued recognition of our service in. Randy Finney a family law attorney for 11 years and the founder of the Web site says it was designed for uncontested divorces It's not for couples with convoluted finances or for those fighting over child custody and who gets the dog "The decision to get a divorce comes way before the decision about how to get a divorce," says Finney 35 who is happily married "I don't think anyone takes their wedding vows so frivolously that they're going to get a divorce just because they can do it for $249." Not everyone is thrilled with the notion of cyber-divorce. The site is the latest twist in a do-it-yourself trend Changing trends in the USA Average age of first Divorce year male female Divorced Americans Divorces granted 1970 23.2 20.8 4.3 million 0.7 million 2000 26.8 25.1 19.9 million 1.2 million Sources: U.S Census; National Center for Health Statistics No national figures exist on self-representation But some experts estimate that as many as half of 1.2 million couples divorcing annually in the USA do so without a lawyer representing at least one of the parties. Linkpendium's goal is to index every genealogy geneology :) family history family tree surname vital records biography or otherwise genealogically-related site on the Internet PLEASE HELP! When you find a useful new resource go to the right Linkpendium page and click on the "Add your favorite Website(s) to this page" link Thanks from all of us at Linkpendium! We provide a 100% guarantee that the forms provided by will be accepted by the court If the forms are not accepted due to the fault of we will make any changes requested by the court or judge (without charge) or a refund will be issued Verification of any denial or rejection may be requested For Californians once the judge signs the documents they are "lelly binding and enforceable," says Finney but per state law the divorce doesn't become finalized for six months Full Text: (Copyright The Times Mirror Company; Los Angeles Times 2001 All rights reserved) The circle of online life is now complete You can date online; you can marry online; and now you can divorce online. The customer service people were very nice and they made a tough time a little easier They saved me a lot of money and the forms were perfect I've told several co workers about this service Gret Washington So when Gomez heard an ad on the radio for a service called that would let him fill out the paperwork online for just $249 he decided to give it a try Four days after he logged onto the site he had the papers completed and filed in court "CompleteCase gives you step-by-step instructions You can't miss anything," says Gomez a distribution-center manager in Miami Gomez is not the only one turning to the Internet to simplify the process Other services like divorcewizards com and also offer quickie online divorce kits usually for $300 or less No lawyer is involved unless a client chooses to pay extra for a consultation by phone or e-mail. But it's not for everyone It works only for those couples who are parting amicably and filing for an uncontested divorce "If you can't agree on who gets the kids our site is not for you," says Finney a married 35-year-old The site debuted earlier this year but only to residents of Washington state Last month California was added and soon Florida New York and Oregon are expected to be added So far the site has helped process hundreds of divorces says Finney. I greatly appreciate the convenience and simplicity of the service provided by .I will recommend it to anyone of my friends or associates who are in need of a similar service Justin Virginia Despite the celebrations about one-fifth of American men and women have been divorced at least once A study released last month by the U.S Census shows about 90% of Americans will marry at some point For men 54% married just once For women 60% Serial is rare: Only 3% of Americans have married three times or more; 13% have married twice Finney estimates his Web site has helped 1,000 couples unhitch Stacey Kiss of Seattle is among those who traveled to virtual Splitsville The self-described "Internet junkie" says it took her and her husband of seven years about three hours one night to click through the Web site's detailed questions. I am so glad that I found ! It's great to have an option like this when dealing with an amicable uncomplicated divorce - no need for attorneys when there's nothing to hash out Andrea Texas “our mediator helped my spouse accept the divorce and have his needs met too.” Samantha P Syracuse New York Mediation is an inexpensive way to reach a mutually agreeable end to your Mediators work for both spouses and help you reach an agreement on parenting plans and living arrangements if you have kids how to divide your possessions and any support payments after the divorce Studies have shown that using a mediator is significantly less expensive and couples who use a divorce mediator to resolve their differences are significantly happier with their agreements compared to couples that chose to hire lawyers. Home > USA > Georgia > Please add your favorite Website(s) to.
Is named for Chief Justice Lon E of the Georgia Supreme Court Made a in 1912 pulled its territory from Pulaski The name of the seat Cochran is a tribute to the president of the Macon & Brunswick Railroad Arthur E Cochran who is credited with leading development in. "we never got along on anything through our entire but we still managed to come to an agreement," says Kiss 36 a hospital business-services manager "Why drag it out and make it complicated?" She says the online split was cheaper and easier than her first traditional divorce Now single Kiss says she's comfortable with dot-com divorce but she draws the line at cyber-dating "I like surfing the Web," she says "but not. Ernesto Gomez and his wife Blanca had been planning to get a divorce for three years They had already separated and worked out custody and child support for their two kids But they had stalled on filing because they didn't want to deal with the hassle and expense Hiring a lawyer they were told would cost at least $1,500 Using a free service offered by the court would involve numerous meetings spread out over several weeks. Judges and lawyers fret that couples who use the Web site may believe they've had lel counsel when they haven't And leaders in the movement to save s complain that point-and-click divorce further undermines the institution's supposed sanctity "I can only think of one use of the Internet that's worse and that's pornography," says Dennis Rainey executive director of FamilyLife a religious group based in Little Rock "We're trying to do all we can to call people to keep their wedding vows." FamilyLife has joined with 30 other ornizations since 1999 in drawing 175,000 spouses nationwide to "I Still Do" ceremonies that affirm