DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
Making the choice to end your marriage is a big decision and can have implications that carry forward many years into the future. One way to end your marriage is by dissolution. A dissolution of marriage is often time the more amicable way to end your marriage. In order to end your marriage by dissolution, you must settle all issues related to your marriage prior to filing anything with the Court. These issues include custody of your children, child support, spousal support, payment of debt and property division. The negotiation process takes place prior to ever filing anything with the court. It is very important to hire a knowledgeable attorney to guide you through the dissolution process as many of your rights are at stake. If you are considering a dissolution or no-contest divorce, please contact me to set up a consultation.
I will make you feel as comfortable as possible in taking this difficult step by keeping you informed of every stage of the dissolution proceeding in a timely manner.
THE DISSOLUTION PROCESS
- Attorneys are hired to begin the negotiation process.
- Negotiation process occurs through settlement conferences and communications between attorneys.
- Negotiation process is concluded and if a settlement is reached, the necessary documents will be prepared. The documents include a Separation Agreement and Shared Parenting Plan (if applicable) along with all the necessary Court required forms and documents.
- Dissolution is filed with the Court and a final hearing is conducted.
- Your marriage is terminated.
While this may look like a simple process on paper, dissolution of marriage is anything but. Dissolutions often require a great deal of skilled negotiation. It is imperative that you hire an attorney to assist you with this complicated process. Find information on differences between dissolution and divorce as well as how to select the right attorney for you here.
Contact me to set up a consultation if you are considering divorce, uncontested divorce, dissolution or have questions concerning child custody.