Your fiance is entitled to a divorce just like anyone else. He simply needs to file the appropriate paperwork with the family law clerks at his local courthouse.
Here's a link to a blog article I wrote on the basics of the divorce process. These should apply to your fiance as they would to anyone else. Hope this helps:
I agree with Nadine that the safest bet is to follow through with a dissolution. I have included a link below to a blog article I wrote on Summary Dissolution which might be useful to you.
On the other hand, if your officiant did not sign your marriage certificate, your marriage may not have been completed. I believe that the ceremony is insufficient to complete a marriage if the certificate remains unsigned. If this is very important to you, I advise you to hire an attorney to research...
I agree with the answers above. I would clarify that your parents cannot enter into a contract as to your rights or obligations. That said, they can contract as to their own rights. Also, they can prepare a contract for you to sign yourself if you wish to be bound by the terms.
Mr. Montgomery is correct. That said, your concern is that she may file in GA before you are able to file in CA. If she does meet GA's residency requirements and files there, you would need to proceed in GA courts. This may not be beneficial to you, so you should take some time to consider the best state for your case.
If you've got any questions, feel free to give us a call - we're in SF as well. Here's a link to our site:
I'm not exactly sure what question you're asking. The general rule is that assets acquired during marriage are community property and get divided evenly if there is a divorce. Assets acquired before marriage are typically considered separate property unless they're commingled with community property.
The upshot is that you are probably entitled to some portion of the value of at least the condo acquired during marriage. That said, there are some very tricky rules about real estate in...
I agree with Tiffany that this a complex case and you're going to need a lawyer. Here's a link to an article we wrote on moving children out of state. It should give you some insight into the complexities of moving with your child.