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Does it Matter Who Files First for Divorce?

Many spouses are caught off guard when their spouse files for divorce. Getting served with divorce papers can be a jarring experience. Courts take efforts to make sure that both the plaintiff and defendant in a divorce case receive equal treatment, but there are still some advantages to being the first to file for divorce.

In this article for lawyers.com, I describe the advantages a spouse may gain by being the first to file for divorce.