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Fulton Divorce Lawyers

Fulton Divorce Lawyers

Fulton Divorce Lawyers 

Missouri Divorce Lawyers Representing Clients in Fulton

Divorces in Missouri can be extremely difficult, both emotionally and in terms of the legal complexities involved. Our experienced Fulton divorce lawyers are here to help you every step of the way. From the initial process of filing a petition for the dissolution of marriage to handling divorce matters involving minor children from your marriage, our firm can help. We have significant experience serving clients throughout Missouri and can answer any questions you have today about filing for divorce or the general divorce process in Fulton.

Types of Fulton Divorce Cases We Handle

Our firm represents clients in a wide variety of divorce matters in Fulton, including but not limited to the following: 

  • Filing a petition for the dissolution of marriage;
  • Division of marital property;
  • Spousal maintenance;
  • Child custody;
  • Child support; and
  • Modifications of divorce orders.

Many of the above categories include specific issues that can arise, from particular types of property division to contested child custody cases involving allegations of domestic violence. Whether you need assistance with a divorce case with no children or a case in which you share minor children from your marriage, our firm can help.

Requirements for a Fulton Divorce

Under Missouri law, in order to seek a divorce in Fulton, Missouri, you must have been a resident of the state for at least 90 days before filing a petition for the dissolution of marriage, and you must bring your divorce case forward on a no-fault basis. To be clear, rather than raising any issues of fault that led to the divorce, you only need to show that you and your spouse have irreconcilable differences since Missouri is a no-fault state for divorce purposes.

Contested Versus Uncontested Divorce in Fulton

Divorces in Missouri are uncontested or contested. An uncontested divorce is one in which the parties have reached an agreement about all issues, and a contested divorce is a case in which one or more issues are in dispute. 

Uncontested divorces tend to go much faster since a court does not need to hear both sides of an issue in order to resolve a dispute. Even with an uncontested divorce, you must wait at least 30 days after filing your petition for the dissolution of marriage for your divorce to be granted. Many divorces will take significantly longer than 30 days after the filing, although some uncontested divorces may be quite quick. 

Even if you begin the process with one or more disputes still in existence, you may be able to resolve them by going through family mediation so that you can have a faster and less costly divorce case.

Contact Our Fulton Divorce Attorneys Today

Do you need assistance with your divorce case, or do you have questions about the divorce process in Fulton, Missouri? Divorce law in Missouri is complex, and it is critical to have an advocate on your side throughout the process. An experienced Fulton divorce attorney at our firm can speak with you today about your case. Contact Scott A. Hamblin to learn more about how we can assist you.

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