Aaron Thomas Law Blog

Do I Need to Attend My Divorce Trial?

If you and your spouse canít agree how to settle all of the issues in your divorce case, a judge (or a jury in some states) will decide those issues for you at a trial. There are a number of issues the court may resolve in your divorce case: whether one spouse will pay the other alimony, how to divide your marital property, child custody, child support, and more.

In most divorce cases, the spouses are the most important witnesses, and itís imperative that they both attend the trial. In this article for lawyers.com, I explain why you must attend your divorce trial.