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The issue for this work is not whether or not conflict is or is not a fact of life in the interpersonal transactions between people; for as long as there are people who may think, feel, behave or perceive things differently from others, there will be conflict. What is very much at issue however is the better means by which conflict over divorce and post-divorce matters are resolved.
There are many so-called alternate dispute resolution mechanisms available in Maine. Mediation with a court mediator is generally required in any family law matter before the case may go to trial. That is, if the parties do not agree on all issues, they have to attend mediation in an attempt to resolve their dispute.
The easiest way to get a divorce in Maine is when the divorce is uncontested, which means that both spouses mutually agree to dissolve the marriage. An uncontested divorce is a no-fault divorce where both spouses agree that the marriage is broken due to irreconcilable differences, not the fault of any party. The procedure in Maine is straightforward and usually conducted with minimal complications, if any. Follow the directions carefully, and the whole divorce process should only take around 90 days to complete.
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