Divorce does not only affect you financially but also emotionally. It will probably be the worst or the best time of your life, depends on the situation you are in. Very often when you file for a divorce, you build up a tower of expectations around you and then feel depressed when the divorce settlement…

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State where you file One of the options available to you is where to file your divorce in.  Every state has different laws. In Washington State, divorce is called Dissolution of Marriage.   Legal separation Before filing you need to know the difference between ‘legal separation’ and ‘divorce’. Your spouse or lawyer may want you…

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The Washington laws clearly allow one to get a divorce with or without your partner’s approval. Divorces take slightly longer period of time if only one partner wants it and the other person is against it, compared with a mutually agreed divorce. There are three possible scenarios: Legal matters become quite easy when both partners…

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Under the Washington state’s family law, one can successfully file for divorce and finalize it even if you cannot locate your spouse by doing some additional steps to show a best effort to inform your spouse. The spirit of the family law is that both spouses can participate in the divorce agreement.  Sending divorce documents…

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The temporary orders take place either through the mediation process, ordered by a judge or through the scheduled court hearings. When it is necessary, the court grants the family law orders and these orders proceed until both partners approach an official settlement. Why you need temporary family law orders? How your spouse and you must…

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It is now possible to file your own divorce and finish the process without an attorney’s assistance. But consider different scenarios before starting a do-it-yourself (DIY) divorce. You’re probably a good candidate for a DIY divorce if: You and your spouse agree on all matters (property division, custody and, support) You are satisfied that you…

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Getting a divorce is a big decision, you simply cannot just decide one day and get a divorce. It takes you a while to think about the pros and cons of divorce. There are certain laws and procedures that need to be followed when filing for a divorce. The spouses need to discuss and streamline…

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If you filed a divorce petition and now regret it, you may be able to do an about-face without too much trouble, depending upon what stage in the proceedings you realize your mistake. Dismissal Before Response After you file a petition for divorce, your next step in the process is to arrange for the divorce…

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