Almost all divorce procedures will seek to protect both parties including third parties involvement like children. Sometimes, some jurisdictions require divorcing couples to attend counseling before and after the divorce just to help with the process. All divorced couples have to make sure that they have access to a legal counsel. This is one of the most common divorce procedures to ensure everyone involved understands the laws that apply to the divorce including the division of properties and awarding child custody and any other outcomes from the proceedings.
For some couples it is a good idea to start some sorting in regards to the division of properties before the court proceedings. This is a part of the overall process that may obtain a speedily divorce process and minimize any delays in the procedure if the couples manage to work to a mutually agreeable division. However, if the couple fails to agree on their own terms, the court of jurisdiction usually allow a judge to make the decisions on how to divide the properties. This may result to an unsatisfied couple with whatever the decision of the judge may be. As for child custody procedures, the court most likely prefers the parents to work a reasonable agreement and terms to share custody for the children. This includes the visitation rights and provision of financial supports for the non-custodial parent. If the divorce couple agrees on a justifiable agreement, it is most likely that the court will grant the request since this may be good for the children.