Sample Decree of Divorce


Overview
- When both spouses are engaged in a contested divorce, they both spend a substantial and unnecessary amount of time and money fighting and contesting various issues related to their divorce, including the right to custody of and visitation with their children, the obligation to pay child support, and the division of their property.
- This sample final order of the court provides language designed to specifically resolve important issues that usually arise in a contested divorce. 

When You Need It
- If you are contemplating a divorce, this document will help you understand the important issues which will be addressed by the Court when a final decision is issued in your divorce.


Getting Started
- The best way to use this document is to thoughtfully reflect on each issue raised and provide the information you would want entered in the Court's final order.  
- Using this document will also help you understand the various issues you will have to address in your divorce to help you decide which issues are the most important to you.

When to Review and Revise 
- To remind yourself of the issues you will have to address during the process of your divorce.