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Long Beach Summary Dissolution Attorneys

What is a Summary Dissolution?

Summary dissolution is a shortened version of the divorce process, and it helps couples without complications finalize divorce faster. Summary dissolution still requires fees, but it's usually cheaper. Couples who qualify for summary dissolution don't appear in court, which helps them save time, avoid paperwork, and save money.

Is your marriage not working out as you had planned? Do you and your spouse think you made a mistake getting married? If you are looking for a quicker and easier way to end your short-term marriage, you may want to consider a summary dissolution.

At Alternative Divorce Solutions, we help couples do divorce better. If you qualify for summary dissolution in Long Beach, our divorce mediators can help guide you through the process. We can assist you in reaching an agreement on the terms of your property settlement and ensure that you file the right forms on time.

Get your divorce started right today with the help of our attorney-mediators by contacting (562) 454-0335.

Who Qualifies for a Summary Dissolution?

Summary dissolutions have strict requirements. In order to proceed with this form of divorce, you must meet each qualification.

The requirements for summary dissolution include:

  • One spouse has lived a minimum of six months in California and at least three weeks in your particular county
  • Both spouses agree to end their marriage through a summary dissolution
  • Both spouses agree upon the grounds of their divorce being irreconcilable differences
  • The couple’s community property totals less than $38,000
  • Neither party has over $38,000 in separate property
  • Neither spouse has incurred more than $6,000 of debt during the marriage
  • The spouses have no children together under the age of 18
  • The couple is not expecting a child within the timeframe of the divorce
  • Neither party owns real estate
  • Neither spouse is in a lease with an option to buy
  • Both spouses agree to waive alimony
  • Both parties must read and sign the summary dissolution booklet provided by the state

Contact Our Caring Divorce Mediators Today

If you are interested in pursuing a summary dissolution, reach out to Alternative Divorce Solutions right away. Our Long Beach summary dissolution attorneys can listen attentively to your needs and goals and help you determine if this solution is right for you.

Contact us at (562) 454-0335 now to schedule your free one-hour case consultation.

  • Affordable

    During an emotional time in your life, you shouldn’t have to worry about your pocketbook. Our one-time flat fee includes all costs associated with the mediation process.

  • Responsible

    We focus on non-intrusive solutions and minimize court involvement. This keeps the entire divorce process more confidential and less stressful for everyone involved.

  • Sensible

    We help you resolve all of the issues a judge would decide, such as asset and debt division, property division, or child custody and support in a peaceful and respectful way.

Client Testimonials

  • I really appreciate Lani’s help and recommend her and her firm to anyone.

    “Lani's Knowledge of the Law was Instrumental in Prevailing in a Situation that Appeared to be a Lost Cause from the Onset. I must have seen four attorneys over the previous two weeks, some very ...”

    - Esther R.
  • It Is Possible to Remove Stress from a Divorce

    “First and foremost, I found that I had a lot to learn about the divorce mediation process. I did not exactly know what the role of the mediator was or if we would still have to go to Court. However, ...”

    - Donald B.
  • I would highly recommend to anyone going through a divorce!

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    “I seriously cannot say enough good things about Lani and her team at ADS. I was referred to them by a friend who used her services and it was the best decision my spouse and I could have made when ...”

    - Marley C.
  • My Husband and I Came Through this Process Whole and At Peace.

    “Our family is so fortunate to have the team at Alternative Divorce Solutions by our side navigating us through this process. Lani Baron is outstanding; every interaction I had with she and her staff ...”

    - Kelley B.