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Divorce Law Columbus

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Divorce Law Columbus

A divorce can be a long process. The key to minimizing the length of your case is proper preparation.

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Every divorce is unique and the circumstances of each case will affect how long the process lasts. Each case can include several different stages.

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Divorce Petitions

To obtain a divorce, you must first petition a court for a judgment of divorce.
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Discovery

The process of gathering information to help build and strengthen your case.
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Settlement

Cases often settle on the day of the trial and sometimes even during the trial.
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Trial

Less than 5 percent of all divorces go to trial, but this figure varies significantly based on factors such as salary, length of marriage, and the wife’s occupation.