Articles Tagged with bifurcated divorce

Divorce3What is a Bifurcated Divorce?

Bifurcation is the division of something into two parts. Most people have never heard of a bifurcated divorce until hearing it in relation to celebrity divorces in the news. One of the most famous bifurcated divorces was between Kim Kardashian and Kayne West. A bifurcated divorce allows you to split the division of property and assets from the legal end of your marriage. This option allows you to deal with the divorce settlement issues separately after you are already legally divorced. While it is not often utilized, a couple may opt for a bifurcated divorce in some instances.

Reasons for Bifurcated Divorce

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How is social media evidence used in divorce proceedings?”

Sometimes divorce can be a bumpy process, everyone knows that. In a divorce, especially where important issues are in contention, there can be a desire by one party or the other to hurry things up, get the process done as quickly as possible and settle the complex issues down the road. Though most people may agree with the sentiment and would relish the opportunity to move on more quickly, it’s rare to take action to try and force it to happen. A messy divorce in Kansas recently took a turn for the worse and led to an unusual request, with the wife asking the court to allow what’s known as a bifurcated divorce.

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