What is the first step in moving forward with a divorce?

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If you’ve decided that you are ready to begin the process, your attorney will start by filing an “Original Petition”. This document tells the Court who you are, who your spouse and children are, and generally what you are asking the Court to do. The Petition will need to be “served” to your spouse, at which point the case is considered “live”.

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