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How To Get a Divorce

Updated: Feb 24, 2023

Getting a divorce is an emotional and difficult transition.

Divorce can be a difficult and emotional experience. It is important to familiarize yourself with the laws and procedures surrounding divorce in your state. This blog post will provide helpful information on the steps you need to take to get a divorce.

First and foremost, it is important to decide if divorce is the right choice for you. There are many things to consider, such as how it will affect your children, finances, and lifestyle. You may want to consult a financial advisor or divorce coach to help you make an informed decision.

Once you have made the decision to move forward with a divorce, you will need to file a divorce petition with your state. This document will need to include details about the marriage, the grounds for divorce, and any other pertinent information. The petition must be signed by both parties, and it must be filed with the court.

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After the petition is filed, the court will issue a summons that will need to be served to your spouse. There are several methods of service that may be used, depending on the state where you live. Once the summons is served, your spouse will have a certain amount of time to respond.

In most cases, the spouses will need to reach an agreement on matters such as child custody, division of property, and alimony. This agreement must be approved by the court before the divorce can be finalized. If the spouses are unable to reach an agreement, the court may order mediation or a trial to resolve the outstanding issues.

Once the agreement is approved by the court, the divorce will be finalized. This is the time to make sure that all paperwork is filed properly and all outstanding debts are paid.

I hope that this blog post has been helpful in outlining the steps you need to take to get a divorce. Remember, divorce is a difficult experience, so it is important to seek the advice of a divorce coach to ensure that you understand all of your rights and responsibilities.

I’d be happy to help you look into whether or not divorce coaching is right for you. Click here to book a FREE 30-minute call with me so that we can dive into what divorce coaching is and how I can best support you during this transition.


I wish you the best during this hard time, and I want you to know that I am here to support you every step of the way. I've been in your shoes before and I know what it's like to feel like you don't have the support system you once did.

This is why I was propelled into this role of a Divorce Coach so that I could help other women who were in the same situation as I was. I want women to feel like they always have an ally during their divorce no matter what.

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