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What questions will be asked during a joint dissolution court hearing? Can a judge choose to change any mutually agreed terms?

Bozeman, MT |

Montana is a no fault state & all dissolution terms have been mutually agreed upon. Should I be prepared to explain in detail why we are requesting a divorce? Also, can a judge decide to change any of our agreed upon terms if he/she personally feels it is not equitable? For example, child support amounts, spouse maintenance, co-parenting details.

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Are you represented by an attorney? Your attorney should be able to answer this question for you.
Generally speaking, a Judge will not change the parties' agreement unless one of the parties is all of the suden no longer in agreement and is asking for a different arrangement. But you need to find out with a Montana attorney about Montana family law.

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