District of Columbia Divorce Laws

Here you will find an overview of Washington D.C. divorce laws. From the time the Plaintiff files the Complaint for Divorce, until the time the Final Decree of Divorce is signed by the Judge of the Superior Court - Family Division, Washington D.C. has certain procedures that need to be followed. These procedures are all in accordance with Washington D.C. laws, encompassing alimony, child custody and visitation, child support, and equitable distribution.

Washington D.C. divorce laws are put in place for both the Plaintiff and the Defendant to receive a fair divorce. Sometimes, hiring a divorce lawyer or mediator in your area is the best way to ensure that this happens. Or, if you and your spouse are able to cooperate and agree on everything, you can do your own Washington D.C. divorce online.

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