Contested Divorce

Contested Divorce in Ogden Utah

Divorce can be a long and stressful situation for all the parties involved in a Utah divorce and specifically the children. Often the parents are not able to agree on major issues involved with the termination of the marriage, children being commonly the most contested portion of a divorce . A contested divorce is a divorce in which the spouses are unable to reach an agreement on at least one issue related to the termination of their marriage. When a couple enter the divorce process and cannot agree on major issues, they must go to court and ask the court to resolve their differences for them.

In contested divorces, there are numerous issues to be resolved between a husband and wife. When they divorce or separate, parties are unable to amicably resolve the issues between themselves and may need a court to decide for them.

Vincent Stevens Divorce Lawyer

A contested divorce is a much more involved and difficult process than an uncontested divorce. Contested divorces involve a long court process that may go all the way to a trial. You may want to try see what you can agree on at the required mediation.

Utah divorce attorney at Stevens & Gailey Law Firm can walk you through this process, getting you a fair resolution to your case.

Have you already been served?

If you have been served with divorce papers and there are issues that either party is contesting DON’T WAIT . The law in Utah requires only a  20 day time frame to respond to the petition after being served. If you live out of state you have 30 days to respond to the Petition.

Call us at 801-436-5757 if you need immediate assistance.

What If I Can’t Afford A Lawyer at Stevens & Gailey?

If you can’t afford an attorney you should first look to the state’s OCAP system. You can fill out all the paperwork and then print out and file them. There are also Free resources through the State of Utah.
Contested Divorce: By Stevens & Gailey Salt Lake City Utah Divorce Attorney