What Is A Final Divorce Hearing?
The final divorce hearing is last step in the divorce proceeding besides receiving the divorce decree in the mail. The divorce process can be very short or very long according to whether your divorce is contested or uncontested. At the final divorce hearing, the judge will decree that your divorce is granted. Other pertinent things will be finalized at this time as well such as the division of property, child custody, child support, alimony payments, and so on and so forth.
Getting to the final divorce hearing can be a very long and painful process especially in cases of contested divorce or when children are involved. In order to make the process go smoothly, but not less emotional, you should contact an experienced divorce lawyer in your state. If the divorce is contested or if you have children you should find an experienced lawyer that has dealt with child custody cases.
The final divorce hearing is nothing more than the legal end of your marriage; however, it is also the most aspect of the divorce as at this time all the other factors pertaining to the divorce will be decreed by the judge. If you and your spouse have already discussed the issues then you will be prepared for the final hearing. To ensure your rights and the rights of your children are preserved during the divorce contacting a divorce and child support lawyer will be the best option. He/she will be able to help you understand the laws governing divorce in your state as well as guide you in the right direction with the options you have available as well as the best way to proceed.