In this episode, we will talk about the question of if there is any advantage to filing for divorce first in California. Some would say yes and others would say there is no advantage to filing for divorce first.
It’s basically just a way to name the parties so the courts know who each of the parties is–if you’re going to be the petitioner or the respondent.
It’s more of just a label so you’re not using your name. It’s more just of a label not to say that any one person did anything wrong even though on the summons to the respondent it says you are being sued.
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