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The Divorce Decree

Posted by attorney Howard Lewis

A divorce is not legally completed until you have the divorce decree in your hand. A divorce decree (which is also known as final decree) is the formal order of the court that sets forth the terms and conditions that apply in the termination of your marriage. In the divorce decree, the court’s will clearly lay out in a systematic and proper manner the instructions on disposition of all matters concerning property division, child support, alimony, visitation and custody. Be sure when you receive your decree that you review it for accuracy.

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