4 Types of Divorce Proceedings

There are different types of divorce, some very different from the stereotypical contested type. After all, divorce is not a one-size-fits-all affair, and the kind of divorce a couple chooses depends on the particulars of their circumstances. The contested divorce is a well-known type involves both spouses retaining different attorneys and taking contentious issues in front of the court for the judge to decide. This is a complex process which involves trials and settlements.

An uncontested divorce relies on both spouses working together to hammer out the terms. This process involves separate filing paperwork with the court before going their different ways peacefully. In a joint divorce, as the name suggests, is trying to find a compromise to create a mutually agreed-upon settlement, and are willing to sign the document. And, in sole divorce, only one applies to divorce.

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