How do you mitigate damages?
Under the mitigation of damages doctrine, a person who has suffered an injury or loss should take reasonable action, where possible, to avoid additional injury or loss. The failure of a plaintiff to take protective steps after suffering an injury or loss can reduce the amount of the plaintiff's recovery.
What issues can be resolved in a divorce?
Some of the most difficult issues that mediation can help resolve are child custody and parenting, child support, asset division, and alimony.
Can my spouse stop me from getting a divorce?
The fact is that California is a no fault state and you do not need your spouse's signature in order to get a divorce. If your spouse fails to file and serve you with a response, you can file a request for default against your spouse after 30 days. You can also file a proposed judgment for the court to approve.