01/26/2021 - admin

How do I get divorced?

How do I get divorced?

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In the vast majority of cases, spouses must be living separate and apart for one year in order to obtain a divorce. That being said, living “separate and apart” does not necessarily mean that spouses have to physically separate and obtain their own residences. Spouses can be “separate and apart” while living under the same roof.  

If there are children involved, the Court has the power to deny a request for a divorce unless and until it is satisfied that the children of the marriage are being taken care of financially, which usually means that child support is being paid in accordance with the Federal Child Support Guidelines.