Stages Involved in The Divorce Process.
A divorce is normally seen as the only option for a marriage that is experiencing problems that cannot be solved. It involves a series of processes that required as per the law for it to be formal as explained in this article. The person who wants the divorce has to first file a petition which is the first step as outlined below. The petition mainly has information required by a state for the divorce. This provision of information that serves as content of the petition is normally done with the help of a legal professional.
The next stage involves requesting of temporary orders. Divorce process is long and this might not sit well with some spouses This is because maybe it affects different areas of their lives and they need to get over and done with the procedure because of other important issues. The court therefore allows a party to seek these orders if the content of the requests are sufficient enough to prove the need for the issuance of temporary orders.
What follows is a spouse is served and the other spouse waits for the served spouse to respond. This document that is served is called proof of service. The content of this document show that you already met the requirements of giving a petition copy to your spouse. After service one is able to go to the following procedure involved in a divorce. There are many options of doing this. A reply of the same is needed failure to which there are consequences to be faced. The spouse replies through writing to the court.
Agreement of some issues by couples is very difficult. Couples have to come to an agreement so that this stage can be completed. Due to the delicate state of such matters third parties may need to be brought. This parties are not supposed to be biased and should come up with solutions whose content promote agreement. The lawyers of these couple can carry out mediation to create understanding. After reaching a common understanding a suitable solution is found.
The proceeding stage after this can be a divorce trial. Failure of reaching a consensus is what leads to a trial. The court is given the responsibility of coming up with a judgement if mediation is not successful. After listening to both parties the court makes a ruling on the diviorce. A signature is then put to the document holding the content of the divorce. This document shows that a marriage is finally over. The content of this document show how different aspects of the divorcees lives will go on.