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What is in a Divorce Decree?

In Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Are you in the process of a divorce? Are you attempting to represent yourself? We would highly suggest that you reconsider. The reason we say this is that divorces can be incredibly intense and complex proceedings, especially when there is property that needs to be divided or when children are involved. And significantly, there are highly specific legal requirements of pleadings and orders that the parties in a divorce must adhere to for the divorce to be valid and legally enforceable. One of these orders is the final divorce decree. Contents of a Divorce Decree A divorce decree is the final order that a judge signs and enters, which grants a couple’s divorce. This order can result from an agreement of the parties or following a trial in which the …