An uncontested divorce simply means that you and your spouse have come to an agreement regarding the terms of your divorce and prefer not to go to court.
However, even during the best of times a Family or Divorce Lawyer is needed to work out mutual terms for a separation, negotiate the terms of a fair judgment, prepare the necessary paperwork, serve papers and ensure the process moves efficiently so both parties can begin their lives anew.
An Uncontested Divorce Lawyer can assist with six main issues.
- Division of marital property
- Division of debt
- Child custody and visitation or parenting time
- Child support
- Counsel fees
An uncontested divorce offers many benefits to couples over a contested divorce. A contested divorce can can cause stress, high legal costs and significant time in court.
Another important factor is preparation which can minimize the length of your divorce case, stress and legal costs.