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Why would sole physical custody be awarded?

Sole physical custody used to be more popular than it is today, with kids often going to their mother and their father getting to see them through visitation or similar means. Today, though, joint physical custody has become far more common, as Courts strive to keep both parents involved with the kids.

What are benefits of uncontested divorce?

While there is usually some form of sadness or disappointment in any divorce, some couples find that they can achieve their divorce goals without a lengthy, protracted battle over assets and other common divorce issues. These couples often benefit from filing for uncontested divorce instead of using traditionally litigated divorce.

After your divorce, you may need to modify your support levels

Many people seem to think that the terms of a divorce are essentially written in stone once a judge signs a divorce decree. To a certain extent, this is accurate. Issues like asset division only end up revisited in extreme situations, possibly involving hidden assets or even fraud. Both child support and spousal support (also known as alimony), however, can change to reflect changes in your life.

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