Understanding the Divorce Process

Aug 8, 2012 by

The divorce process, or dissolution of a marriage, is initiated when one spouse is notified of the other spouse’s intention to seek a divorce. In most states, the formal method of notifying a spouse of an impending divorce is to furnish the other party with a Summons and Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. The Petition is a document that describes the types of arrangements a spouse is seeking from the divorce. Property division, child custody, support and alimony are all issues that are...

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Divorce Checklist

Aug 8, 2012 by

Before filing for divorce you might want to set some goals as what outcome you desire. Take a look at all your options when choosing how you file, whether or not you will need an attorney and whether or not you will try mediation, a marriage counselor or other divorce-related professional mediator before you throw in the towel or start drawing up papers. Once you know where you want to end up, it will be easier to choose your course of action. If you are planning to utilize an online divorce...

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