Courtney and Mills

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Courtney and Mills

On September 13, 2006, despite the fact that it was Friday the 13th, Courtney & Mills, LLC opened its doors for business. Our firm consists of two attorneys—Ann Mills and Chad Courtney, along with three support staff. In the 10+ years since that day, we have chosen to remain a small firm so that we can form a personal relationship with you. This allows us to have a better understanding of your needs.

From us, you can expect an atmosphere where you will be educated about the law as it applies to your case. We provide options so you understand the paths your case may take. We also provide resolutions you can live with, while knowing sometimes the only resolution is to allow a judge to decide the issues.

 

Practice Areas: Divorce Law, Family Law, Business Law, Personal Injury

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Courtney and Millls
725 W. Battlefield Suite A
Springfield, MO 65807
417.869.9888
888-844-7518
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What Happens in a Divorce

While you may know what a divorce is, if you haven’t been through the process, then you may be unaware of everything that happens in a typical case. Essentially, a divorce terminates a marriage between two people. The court divides the marriage debt and the property accumulated during the marriage between the soon-to-be-ex spouses. If the couple had any children during their marriage, a parenting plan is devised. The parenting plan describes who will have custody of the children, along with the visitation time each parent receives with their children.

The best case scenario for a divorce is when the spouses agree on the terms of the divorce. This is called an agreed divorce, and it can be concluded 30 days after the divorce petition is delivered to the non-filing spouse. The worst case scenario comes when the couple does not agree to all terms. In this instance, a trial is necessary and a judge will be the one to resolve the terms. Instead of merely a few weeks after filing, this trial can take place several months to a year or longer afterwards. Even then, the trial itself can last for a significant period of time. 

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