What is a contested divorce?

Answer Divorces represent some of the most contentious and emotional of all legal proceedings. In some instances, the parties are able to negotiate a settlement of the issues of their divorce cases. Other... Read More »

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How much does a contested divorce generally cost?

The cost of a contested divorce generally depends on the complexity of the case. Lawyer fees include preparing pleadings, filing motions, preparing statements and trial fees. Total costs of a con... Read More »

What happens if an uncontested divorce suddenly becomes contested?

On One Hand: Divorce Becomes More ExpensiveWhile a couple may mutually decide to divorce, as the process continues, disagreements over matters of property division, child custody and financial supp... Read More »

How to Start a Contested Divorce in New York?

It's generally recommended that you consult with an attorney for a contested divorce. A contested divorce is one in which you and your spouse do not agree on getting divorced or disagree about the ... Read More »

Can an adoption be contested?