Stages Involved in The Divorce Process.
Couples in marriages that face irresolvable issues can opt for a divorce. For a divorce to be official some steps have to be followed as required by the law. Filing a petition commences the divorce process for any party that is no longer interested in the marriage. 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. The divorce process takes a considerable amount of time that may seem to long for some couples or spouses in a marriage. This process may cause unemployed parties to face deprivation of upkeep from their spouses hence the need for assurance of upkeep. A court is able to issue temporary orders to ensure the applicants concerns are addressed.
The following stage involves serving a spouse and waiting for his or her response. The service is for a document known as proof of service. Proof of service is proof that you have already acquired the qualities that enable you to issue a copy of the divorce petition to your spouse. This is to enable proceeding with the process. A spouse can be served in many ways. A reply of the same is needed failure to which there are consequences to be faced. The spouse replies through writing to the court.
Some things are not easy to agree on by couples. Completion of this stage is after some terms and issues have been agreed on by the couple. 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. This mediation can also be done by the lawyers of different parties who understand the law. 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 in this case through the content of the constitution listen to both parties and assess the situation. 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. The content of this document show that a marriage has been dissolved. It also spells out how property will be shared.