Divorce Chronology

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What are the General Steps that Occur in a Divorce?

Divorce is a complicated process. Depending on how long you have been married and your current relationship with your spouse divorces can be very quick and painless, or drawn out and painful.  Divorce is an uncertain time for many people, and knowing the steps to a divorce can help you get through the process.  Although the divorce process varies slightly from state-to-state, the following chronology is generally accurate.  

Should I Contact a Lawyer Regarding my Divorce?

A good divorce lawyer is familiar with the divorce process.  Initially they will help draft you the complaint or answer, and then later assist you with the exchange of documents, settlement, and any trial issues.  A good divorce attorney is vital to making sure that you get everything that you are entitled to.

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Last Modified: 04-08-2014 03:44 PM PDT

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