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In a contested divorce, the separating spouses cannot agree on one or more of the terms of the divorce. Typically, the most highly contested issues of a divorce are child custody and child support. Spousal maintenance, division of property and debt allocation are examples of other contested terms of divorce. Regardless of the specific terms, a contested divorce is a true crisis, and you need Brown, Naegle, Crider & Jensen LLC on your side to protect your interests.
Contesting the dissolution of a marriage can become a very complicated and time-consuming process. The court will not issue a decree of dissolution until the issues are sorted out and agreed upon. Ideally, the parties involved will be able to discuss the terms and come to a mutual agreement. In some cases, when an agreement cannot be reached, the terms of the divorce must be presented to a judge who will make a final determination. This is known as divorce litigation and can include the following steps: