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Sacramento, CA

Cordell & Cordell divorce attorneys exclusively practice family law with a focus on men’s divorce.
500 Capitol Mall,
Suite 2120
Sacramento, CA 95814

8:30 am – 5:30 pm

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We offer phone and online scheduling. Initial consultations last one hour and provide an opportunity to address your specific questions and goals with an attorney.

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Sacramento, CA Practice Areas

Divorce can be the most trying period in a man’s life. Cordell & Cordell, a domestic law firm, hopes to make it easier for you and your children. Cordell & Cordell offers legal representation in Peoria, Arizona and surrounding areas. Our divorce attorneys are committed to delivering the best service and fight to be a partner men can count on.

Frequently Asked Sacramento, CA Questions

How long do I have to live in Sacramento before I can file for divorce?

You must be a resident of the State of California for at least six months and a resident of the county in which you file for at least three months before filing a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. There is no residency requirement for filing a Petition for Legal Separation.

Is there a mandatory waiting period in Sacramento before a divorce can be granted?

There is a six-month waiting period in California before the divorce can become final.

How can I serve my spouse in Sacramento? If attempts to serve do not work, can I serve by publication?

You can publish a serve in the local paper. After a certain number of serves a document can be filed with the court to show the attempts that have been made. The court may hear the matter, and you could also attempt to file for a default judgment.

What are the specific forms I will need to file for a divorce in Sacramento?

The forms needed are Petition for Dissolution, Summons, and Proof of Service. A UCCJEA Declaration also needs to be filed when there are minor children involved.

Where do I file for divorce in California?

In the county and Superior Court where you reside. You can also file in the county where the opposing party resides assuming she has been living there at least three months.

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California State Resources

Laws can vary from state to state.
Connect with a local Cordell & Cordell attorney for accurate, state-specific legal advice on divorce, custody, and spousal support issues.
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Why Hire
Cordell & Cordell?

Men hire Cordell & Cordell because the firm’s entire focus is on aggressively championing the rights of men and fathers through divorce. Our attorneys understand how the deck is often stacked against guys in family law and are committed to leveling the playing field by providing the legal guidance and resources needed to give them a fair chance at success.