What To Expect During A Litigated Divorce

While some couples are able to come to amicable terms for a divorce with the help of lawyers, other spouses find that they cannot agree on the division of assets and child custody, which means that the case has to go through litigation in the court system. If you will be going through a litigated divorce, you can expect the following to occur: Petition for Divorce Before a divorce can go through litigation, one person must file a petition for divorce with the county court system.