Pasadena Divorce Attorney

The California Divorce Process

In most cases, divorce causes stress, and many families feel concerned over resolving a variety of issues that come with the dissolution of marriage. At the Law Offices of Christopher L. Hoglin, P.C., our Pasadena divorce lawyers stand ready to guide you throughout the divorce process and help ensure that your rights are protected, your wishes are heard, and that you are able to obtain a fair and favorable resolution to your case.

Whether you and your spouse are looking to amicably split or if you need to contest a divorce matter, do not hesitate to call our office and schedule a free consultation with our experienced and compassionate divorce attorneys in Pasadena, CA.

How to Prepare for a Divorce

Once you have filed your petition, the paperwork must be "served" to the other spouse. The process of divorce begins when you first bring the petition to court.

A divorce petition will typically contain:

  • The name of you and your spouse, as well as addresses
  • The date and location of the marriage
  • Whether or not you share children with your spouse
  • Verification that you or your spouse have lived in the State of California for at least six months or 180 days
  • The grounds for seeking a divorce
  • Terms of settlement for assets and finances, property, child custody, visitation, and any other matters

If you need assistance with the first steps on how to divorce in California, turn to the Law Offices of Christopher L. Hoglin, P.C. There are many issues that may need to be resolved in a divorce, but most commonly, separating couples will have to work through the following:

In some cases, restraining orders may be necessary, especially if domestic violence was involved in the decision to split. Other considerations may include paternity and father’s rights, mother's rights, and any prenuptial agreements that were signed prior to the marriage.

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"I must say Chris worked very hard for me, and stayed on top of my options, he is well informed and knows how to network well in order to locate and obtain the right information he needs to get for my case. I must also add that he is very down to earth, which made me and obtain the right feel comfortable when talking to Chris. I would recommend Christopher L. Hoglin to all my friends and family when ever the situation arises. His efforts made the difference in the progress of my case, and that is what I feel a client should expect from ones attorney. So if your looking for one give Christopher a call From a satisfied client in San Diego.”

You Are Not Alone. Contact Our Pasadena Divorce Lawyers Today!

The Law Offices of Christopher L. Hoglin, P.C. has a track record for success, and we have been working with clients throughout Pasadena, San Marino, San Gabriel Valley, and Los Angeles to help them obtain favorable resolutions to their divorce cases. As Pasadena divorce attorneys, we understand that you may have questions and concerns regarding your future, and we always offer free initial case evaluations for all potential clients.

The experienced Pasadena divorce lawyers at our firm are standing by for your call. Schedule your complimentary consultation today at (626) 653-4075.

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  • “I must also add that he is very down to earth, which made me and obtain the right feel comfortable when talking to Chris.”

    Former Client

  • “As soon as Mr. Hoglin took over the case, he got down to business.”


  • “Thank you Chris. Very highly recommend.”


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Do not take on more than you can bear with your case. Our firm is here to take matters off your plate and help you focus on what's most important to you and your loved ones.

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