Contested Divorce

Contested divorce is one in which the partners are not able to come at a conclusion of their agreements and have issues relating to termination of the marriage. In such cases a lawyer or a mediator is hired and the court takes the final decision in such matters where the partners cannot negotiate.

Contested Divorce Proceedings are  long, stressful, challenging and relatively more expensive. A party wanting to file a contested divorce has to show the court valid reasons (called ‘grounds’) for wanting to separate. Such grounds can be challenged by the other party. 

Sensitive issues in matter to contested divorce are:

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Division Of Property
  • Alimony
  • Asset Distribution
  • Debt Allocation


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