Divorce with Children in the Traditional / Litigation Process Explained
What Happens After Filing the Petition for Divorce?
Once the Petition for Divorce is filed and served, a 90 day waiting period begins in your case. This means you cannot enter final orders until the 91st day.
Seeking Temporary Relief During the Waiting Period
In the event you need temporary relief, a Motion can be filed at any time to request relief prior to final orders being entered in your case, this is explained in more detail below.
Methods to Reach Final Orders
- By agreement of the parties with or without assistance of legal counsel
- In mediation; or
- At trial.