Length of Divorce or Custody Case

It is difficult at the outset of a lawsuit to foresee how long it will take to complete a divorce or custody case. We are better able to give you an estimated time range later when we understand more clearly what is at issue. The time involved is primarily based on four factors:

-The number and complexity of the contested issues;

-The intensity of feelings between the parties and whether there is an inclination to settle;

-The attitude and tenacity of your spouse; and

-The tenacity and desire for litigation of the lawyer of your spouse.

By far, the factor that makes lawsuits last longer is the intensity of the feelings between the parties and how much they want to fight.

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