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We never sell "automated" divorce forms, only documents prepared by an experienced divorce specialist. Our experienced District of Columbia divorce team will review your information and prepare divorce papers specifically for your needs.
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Information on filing a divorce in Washington D.C.
When we prepare your Washington D.C. divorce papers, we will include all the provisions specific to your situation, whether it be for the division of property and debts, child custody, support or name changes. We ensure that your divorce forms are ready to sign and file with the court in the District of Columbia. A Marital Settlement Agreement is included for free.
A divorce filed in Washington D.C. is a fairly simple process. We will provide step-by-step instructions, and our support department is always available to help you complete your Washington D.C. divorce filing.
Before you file your divorce in the District of Columbia, you should be aware of some of the laws regarding a divorce that is filed in Washington D.C.:
- You must be a reside in Washington D.C. for a period of 6 months prior to filing your divorce.
- Most divorces are filed as a "no-fault" divorce based on the claim of living separate and apart for 6 months with mutual agreement or on the claim of living apart for 1 year. See District of Columbia Code, Title 16, Chapter 9, Sections: 904, 905, 906.
- Property and debt distribution in District of Columbia is based on equitable distribution.
- Alimony is dermined by the Judge's descretion, taking into affect the length of marriage, age of spouses, earning capacities, amoung other factors.
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CHILD CUSTODY IN WASHINGTON D.C.
Your children are the most important part of a divorce. We carefully prepare the custody provisions of your divorce papers to make sure all the specific information you request regarding the custody of your children is properly written in your divorce papers. We will include all the provisions for child custody, visitation and support pursuant to the laws in the District of Columbia.
Washington D.C. Child Custody, visitation and support.
Most couples are in agreement with the custody of their children. This is usually the best for your child(ren), as the parents have the knowledge to know what is best for the child(ren). If the court's get involved to make decisions, the Superior Court in Washington D.C. consider factors such as the physical, emotional, religious and social needs of the child.
In our questionnaire, we will ask you questions about the custody of your children, including who will be the primary custodial parent, visitation and support. This allows to to properly prepare the custody provisions of the divorce forms that will be filed with the court.
In a small number of cases, one parent will need special provisions, such as supervised visitation, or provisions for out-of-state travel. We will include all these necessary provisions.
Child support in Washington D.C. can be an agreed upon amount or it can be pursuant to the child support guidelines. The child support guidlines in the District of Columbia take into consideration the income of both parents, the parenting time, and determines the amount of support to be paid by the non-custodial parent.
PROPERTY DIVISION IN A WASHINGTON D.C. DIVORCE
If you have property and debts which have been acquired during the marriage, we will make sure the property division is outlined in your divorce documents. We will include a Washington D.C. Marital Settlement Agreement to outline the division of the marital property and debts, including homes and investment accounts.
Division of marital property and debts.
Washington D.C. is an "equitable distribution" jurisdiction, meaning that if the court gets involved with the division of marital property and debt, it will divide on the basis of what it deems as most fair to the parties. This doesn't necessarily mean everything is split equally, but rather on what it deems fair.
Many customers have been separated and have already split their property, and made decisions on how the debts of the marriage will be paid.
Although most customer have already divided property, and don't require the divorce forms to include any division of property or debts, we can get as detailed as necessary. We handle the division of multiple homes and/or investment properties if needed.
When the parties can't agree on the division of property, the courts in Washington D.C. will follow equitable distribution laws.
GET STARTED WITH YOUR WASHINGTON D.C. DIVORCE
The questionnaire above will allow you to open an account and start the divorce process. Our experienced Washington D.C.divorce team will prepare your filing documents and send them to you ready to sign and file with the court.
SIMPLE 3-STEP PROCESS: Complete the questionnaire, then review and sign your Washington D.C.divorce forms, and file with the court. Our step-by-step instructions will help guide you through the process. Whether you have a simple divorce with no property or children, or a more complicated divorce, with alimony, children and property, your documents will be complete correctly and ready to present to the Court.
With more than 100,000 court document prepared over the past 20 years, we have the experience to make sure your Washington D.C. divorce papers are correct.
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Our Washington D.C. divorce team will make sure your documents are ready to file. We will prepare your document right - All for only $149.
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