Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Grand Rapids
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Michigan is a no-fault
divorce state. You do not need to state a reason for the divoce. You only need
to state that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. If you and your
spouse can remain amicable, it can benefit your case and ease the process.
Uncontested divorces are less costly, requires less time, and are much
more private than contested divorces which require litigation. However, at
The Law Firm of Wayne F. Crowe, Jr., P.C., we understand that it is not always possible to agree on important marital matters.
contact our knowledgeable Grand Rapids divorce attorney at (616) 202-3988 for
representation in your divorce.
How Does a Contested Divorce Work?
A contested divorce takes place when you and your spouse cannot agree on
all of the matters involved in your divorce process. For example, if you
want primary custody of your children and your spouse also wants to have
primary custody. If this happens, you will need to proceed to litigation
and put the decisions in the hands of a judge. All legal matters of this
type need to be handled by a skilled Grand Rapids divorce attorney to
give you the best chance of a successful outcome.
During a divorce, you will need to come to an agreement on the following topics:
Navigating No-Fault or Uncontested Divorce Cases
When you file a no-fault or uncontested divorce, you can save yourself
much of the grievance typically associated with a divorce case. If you
and your spouse are able to decide on all of the issues involved in your
divorce, it can make the process much more smooth and less time-consuming.
Please call our firm today at (616) 202-3988 for a
free initial case evaluation.