What happens when one files for divorce?
When you file for divorce, the court allows you to ask the court for temporary court orders for child custody, child support, and spousal support. The judge will usually grant the temporary order quickly, and it will remain valid until the court orders otherwise or until the judge finalizes the divorce.
Can you divorce someone out of the country?
As long as one spouse resides in a state, either spouse can file for divorce there, even if one lives outside the country. Draft and file your petition. Filing a joint petition for divorce, also known as an uncontested divorce, is the easiest way to get a divorce when one spouse lives outside the state.
What is considered harassment during a divorce?
Harassment is when an abuser intentionally causes emotional harm to a victim on a regular basis. Any consistent abusive behaviors during a divorce may be harassment. During a divorce, your spouse may behave inappropriately toward you and your children. Your spouse may threaten, stalk, or even assault you.