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faster divorce, Aurora family law attorneyDivorces, like marriages, are as unique as the individuals involved. Some approach the process looking to extract a measure of revenge against a spouse who wronged them, while others just want the proceedings to be as smooth as possible. Regardless of what a person is looking to accomplish in divorce, virtually nobody wants the process to drag on for months. Once you have made the decision to end your marriage, there are some things you can do to help facilitate faster divorce proceedings.

Be Prepared

Before you file for divorce, it is important to get yourself organized. Inventory what you have, including furniture, investments, and any other property. Preparing a comprehensive list of what you have will allow you to develop a better understanding of what you want following the divorce. Deciding what you want includes more than physical property and cash; you also need to establish whether you should ask for spousal maintenance or primary parenting responsibilities for your children.

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how long, divorce, DuPage County Divorce AttorneyWhen most couples decide to pursue a divorce, they do so in the hopes that the process will be completed as quickly as possible. The partners are ready to be done with the marriage and move forward into the next stage of their lives. While they may recognize that certain aspects of the proceedings will take time, many often underestimate how long the process will last and may be unprepared for a drawn-out undertaking.

The length of the divorce process is entirely dependent on the circumstantial factors involved. A couple may have relatively few issues to work through, or they may have a large marital estate, children, and myriad other considerations to be made. Regardless of the number of concerns facing the parties, their ability to work together will generally have biggest impact on how long the divorce will take.

Uncontested Divorce

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