Few Divorce Cases are Litigated

Almost no divorcing couple wants to end up in court. This is the most contentious option for ending a marriage; only a few divorce cases reach the litigation stage.

A divorce trial is, indeed, an actual trial before a judge. Attorneys for each spouse argue their client's case on some or all of the disputed issues. Witnesses may be called to testify, and experts may be brought in to evaluate child custody arrangements or value property.

Advantages of litigation:

Disadvantages of litigation:

*Courtesy of Nicholas Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach and Buiteweg, P.C.