In an earlier post, I blogged about a Los Angeles County divorce for reality star, Kim Kardashian. Now, there are several reports swirling around stating that her soon to be ex-hsuband, Kris Humphries, is refusing to sign the divorce papers.
How does effect Kardashian’s divorce as a whole? Unfortunately, Humphries cannot refuse to sign documents. California is a no-fault divorce state and if Kardashian wants a divorce, she can get it. If Humphries chooses to not respond to the Petition, Kardashian can still obtain her divorce by filing a default action against him.
From an Orange County divorce lawyer’s perspective, it is to Humphries’ advantage to respond, finish up the divorce expeditiously and move on with his life. Luckily for these two, they do not have children. Otherwise, they would have to deal with potential child custody, child visitation and child support issues.
Further, thankfully, for Kardashian, she has prenuptual agreement that protects her wealth and assets. From an Orange County spousal support standpoint, since these two were only married for 72 days, Humphries would only be eligible for spousal support for one-half of the length of the marriage or for a period of 36 days.
If you are contemplating filing for divorce in Los Angeles County or Orange County, contact an Orange County divorce lawyer for more information.