What is a Divorce?
Divorce, also called dissolution of
is the legal process of ending a
marriage. Most divorces involve areas of
contention regarding specific issues that the
spouses do not agree upon. This type of divorce
is called a contested divorce. In order for a
marriage to become final all issues must be
either amicably resolved or ruled upon by the
court. An uncontested divorce is when both
spouses are able to reach an agreement on all
applicable divorce related issues.
divorce related issues include, but are not
mediation some or all of the issues that apply
to your divorce can be worked out to an amicable
resolution. Each area of contention you are able
reach an agreement may take the court out of the
equation as far as the court being required to
make rulings on specific issues.
Court Generally Considers in
The court will make a ruling on all divorce
related issues that spouses have not been unable
to successfully resolve. Depending upon the
specific issues at hand the court may have to
consider the length of the marriage, the income
of both spouses, factors that relate to the best
interest of minor children, paternity issues,
and any other factors that may relate to a
marriage which is coming to an end.
court will attempt to make all rulings in what they
consider to be a fair and reasonable resolution based on
the arguments or facts that are presented to the
court in the appropriate window provided all parties
Divorce Attorney's Role in your Case?
Your attorney will ensure
your legal rights are protected, that you are provided
the best opportunity to amicably resolve issues of
contention related to the divorce prior to scheduled
hearings, and present your arguments to the court for
any issues that cannot be amicably resolved prior to
If allegations of
misconduct arise that may affect the courts decisions,
your attorney will fight to either prove or disprove the
validity of said allegations.
In a nutshell, your
attorney will fight for your rights and legal needs
relating to a divorce from start to finish.
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