No-Fault Divorce Process in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County
The demise of a marriage is never easy, but the process of divorcing your spouse can be. When you file for divorce, you will need to determine the grounds—fault or no-fault.
Filing for divorce on no-fault grounds is likely going to be your best opportunity to finalize your divorce as soon as possible so you can move forward with your life. Continue reading to learn more about the Pennsylvania no-fault divorce process and to better prepare yourself for the next steps.
Steps for Pursuing a No-Fault Divorce
If you want to finalize your marriage quickly, a no-fault divorce is the best option. No-fault means you aren’t blaming your spouse for the end of the marriage, and they aren’t blaming you. You are simply stating that the marriage has irretrievably broken down.
Your first step should be to retain legal representation prior to filing your PA divorce complaint so your best interests are protected. Once you have an attorney, the divorce complaint can be filed, your spouse will be served, and you can begin working on the terms of your divorce settlement with your soon-to-be ex as long as they do not contest the divorce.
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