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How to Divorce

Once you have considered the relevant factors and have decided to file for divorce from your spouse, you will need to learn how it works. While divorce is an adversarial action by definition, pitting spouse against spouse, the following articles and legal resources are tailored toward helping individuals navigate the process as smoothly as possible. This section covers no fault divorce law, where to file for divorce, serving and answering a divorce petition, the discovery process, divorce records and related privacy issues, child support and custody information, divorce mediation and more. Articles about the family court process also are included. To get an overview of the divorce process, download FindLaw's Guide to Getting a Divorce [pdf].
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