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Divorce Procedures

Divorce Procedures

Divorce is a difficult time in anyone’s life. It involves many legal issues that must be considered when deciding on whether or not to proceed with the divorce. A marriage is not the only thing be dissolved, there are also many assets that may have been acquired during the marriage …

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Divorce Petition Information

Divorce Petition Information

Filing a petition for divorce is the first step in starting your divorce. Your lawyer will file the Original Petition for Divorce with your local court clerk in your county. An original petition for divorce is a request that the court grant a divorce and list any asets and relief …

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Post-Divorce Property Division

Post-Divorce Property Division

One of the things that gets decided in a divorce is how the couple’s property gets divided. The process for deciding property division should begin before the divorce is even submitted to the courts and should only include property that was acquired while the couple was married. The divorce laws …

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Custody and Child Support

Custody and Child Support

Custody and child support are probably the two most important factors in most divorces. Even if there is no property division, each spouse is responsible for his or her share of the payment for the upbringing of the child or children of the marriage. Just who gets to keep that …

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Alimony and Divorce

Alimony and Divorce

Alimony, also known as spousal support or maintenance, is an amount of money paid from one spouse to another upon divorce or dissolution of marriage to support the partner in a lesser financial situation, based either upon an agreement made by the couple or a decision handed down from the …

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Divorce with Children

Divorce and Child Custody

Working through a divorce with children is never easy. When you are choosing custody issues, you not only have to decide what is best for you, but you also have to decide what is best for your children. While you may not ever wish to see your soon-to-be ex-spouse again, …

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Fault or No-Fault Divorce

Divorce

There is actually no legal jargon for a “FAULT DIVORCE”. It is sort of the unspoken term, even though the word “fault” itself appears many times in divorce decrees.When one party accuses the other of doing some heinous act or acts, he or she is placing blame on the other …

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Absolute Divorce

Absolute Divorce

An absolute divorce permanently ends a marriage. There is a legal judgment delivered, and both parties are free to go their own separate ways, and to remarry. When an absolute divorce is finalized, there can be no inheritance of any properties from the other, unless specified in a will, and …

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Limited Divorce

Limited Divorce

A “Limited Divorce” and a “Legal Separation” are basically the same thing. Each allows the two spouses to live apart, though still married. They are both legally binding, and are for the purpose of defining the responsibilities of each of the two spouses involved. They are very restrictive, and should …

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Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce

Uncontested Divorce

There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce. They tend to be the easiest and lowest stress option and are certainly the cheapest option. An uncontested divorce will be handled quickly. It is sometimes possible to come to an amicable agreement with regard to division of assets, child support and …

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