A contested divorce is the type in which the spouses cannot agree on one or more key issues, which must be resolved before the marriage can be dissolved. Contested divorces are commonplace now as there are many different issues to resolve during before the case can be concluded. The most common disputes include such sensitive topics as:
In contested cases, experienced contested divorce lawyers, McChesney & Ortwerth, will devise a strategy which effectively represents your interests and goals. Our objective is to settle your case fairly, with a minimum amount of conflict and expense through negotiation, mediation and settlement conferences. We will bring a practical and level-headed approach to your case. However, if negotiations break down, we will push your case to trial; we will fight for your rights; and we will not back down.