In the dissolution of a marriage, a divorce represents the process in which the assets, debts and other matters relating to a marriage are resolved. In addition to the division of debts and assets, divorce procedures also determine the custody, care and future any children. Divorce procedures vary from state to state and in Missouri, divorce law cases can be handled by the St. Louis Cantor Law Firm (serving St. Charles, the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County among other areas). Before a divorce is granted The Cantor Law firm addresses these five areas:
If one or more of any of the preceding points cannot be agreed upon, a contested divorce is said to exist. If your case is contested then it may be necessary to have a trial. However, settlement is the more cost effective and timely process. State statutes can be complex and a favorable outcome can depend on legal experience as well as knowledge in these often complicated areas of the law. As part of any effort to obtain the best possible result, consulting with a family law attorney such as St. Louis Attorney, Amy Cantor, can help you to better understand your options and to greatly improve the possibility of a satisfactory conclusion in a divorce or separation case.