Contested Divorce

If you and your spouse are unable to come to an agreement, your case will go to trial to determine the terms of your divorce.

At trial, a judge will determine how to divide the marital assets and debts as well as determine a custody schedule that is in the best interest of your children.

If your divorce is headed for trial, it is important you find an attorney who will fight for your rights and ensure your rights are protected.

Uncontested Child Custody

Much like in an uncontested divorce, an uncontested child custody plan is the quickest, easiest and least stressful route in obtaining rights to your child.

In an uncontested child custody matter, the parents will come together to file a declaration of paternity. In this action, the court will declare paternity of the child, establish a child custody plan and determine child support amounts.






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