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What is a Contested Divorce?

A contested divorce means that spouses are unable to agree on many of the major terms of the divorce - namely property division, spousal support, child custody, and child support.

This is in contrast to an uncontested divorce, where couples have no disagreements over such issues. A contested divorce generally takes longer, involves higher costs, and can inflict more stress on parties and their families. If the parties contesting issues in a case begin to work together, a contested case can transition to become an uncontested case.

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Divorce is rarely a cut-and-dry process, especially in a high-conflict divorce. Because no two clients are alike, we strive to offer you the personalized, one-on-one attention you need to obtain a successful outcome. Our divorce attorneys offer compassionate legal counsel, but are not afraid to aggressively protect your interests, should you be shortchanged in any way.

Our legal team has extensive experience navigating complex issues and finding cost-effective solutions that make sense for both parties. We make it a priority to preserve relationships while advocating vigorously to protect our clients' best interests.

Steps to filing for a contested divorce include:

  • Prepare, file, and serve a divorce petition
  • Respond to the divorce petition
  • Pre-trial motions and hearings
  • Settlement proposals and negotiations
  • If settlements are unproductive, parties proceed towards a trial

California Divorce Process

Divorce is often highly contentious; even couples that started the divorce process amicably can end up taking a turn to combativeness or disagreement. We are devoted to guiding our clients towards the best outcome for them that limits court involvement and minimizes litigation exposure.

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Inside the guide, you'll learn California's unique approach to divorce, information about alternative dispute resolution, and how to protect yourself now whether you choose to move forward at this time or not.

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