Filing for divorce is a confusing and difficult time. Aside from the emotional repercussions, the actual legal process is complex and overwhelming. If you are considering filing for divorce, contact a Virginia divorce attorney for assistance.
To obtain a divorce in Virginia, either you or your spouse must be a resident of Virginia for at least six months prior to filing for divorce. If you do not have children, you must be separated from your significant other for at least six months. If you do have children, you must be separated for at least one year before divorcing. If you meet these requirements, follow these procedures to obtain a divorce:
Provided everything goes well at your uncontested divorce hearing, a judge will grant you a Final Divorce Decree. A trial may be a bit more complicated and requires much more preparation.
Let the divorce law firm of Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC help you through this process. Our knowledgeable attorneys understand the ins and outs of Virginia divorce law.