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Should I Countersue For Divorce?

tablet with penWhen you are served with divorce papers there are certain things you have to do, and other things that are voluntary. For example, you must file an Answer to the divorce petition, and you will be required to make mandatory financial disclosures to your ex. But, other actions are optional and require the competent counsel of a skilled family law attorney.


The Family Dissolution Act governs how a divorce case progresses. Some of the things to consider when answering a divorce petition include:


  • The decision to include a counter petition with your answer.
  • The counter petition includes your position on important issues contained in the divorce petition.
  • It is not mandatory you file a counter petition with your answer, but doing so makes for a more expedient and efficient administration of your case.… Continue reading