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Whether to Divorce

Divorce is a serious and often painful process that should not be taken lightly, especially if children are involved. The following articles are intended to help anyone considering divorce make an informed decision. This section includes information on options open to married couples considering splitting, including divorce as well as other options, such as annulment and legal separation. It also includes information to help you decide whether you should hire a divorce lawyer, basics on what divorce can (and cannot) do for you, including division of property and child custody issues, a glossary of divorce terms, important factors to consider before filing for divorce and how to get started if you decide divorce is the right course of action. For basics on the divorce process, download FindLaw's Guide to Getting a Divorce [pdf].
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