Advantages and Disadvantages of Uncontested Divorce
April 14, 2017
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Sometimes a divorce comes as easy as rain. Both spouses agree it’s the best thing to do and move on with the plan. This type of situation generally benefits from an uncontested divorce. Even when there are children and financial interests involved, if the couple agrees on the most important aspects of the divorce such as child support, spousal support, and property distribution, chances are an uncontested divorce is the best option. It is less costly and it may also accelerate the process. Whether contested or uncontested, you may want to seek legal advice from an Aventura divorce attorney to walk you through the whole process and explain what your legal options are.

Who is eligible?

It’s important to avoid disagreements regarding the basic aspects of your divorce. This is the only way to qualify for an uncontested divorce. There are some papers that need to be filed where information regarding the statements for grounds of the divorce and also the child custody and property is included. If the other party agrees to the divorce and doesn’t show up in court, the uncontested divorce is granted. However, if the other side doesn’t agree and submits the necessary documents, chances are the divorce will not be granted.

Advantages

It’s definitely less costly. Even when hiring an Aventura family law attorney your bills will be much less than in any other type of divorce. Time is also an essential factor to consider. With a number of legal proceedings being less you will have a chance to move on with your life much quicker. A divorce generally involves some type of conflict yet an uncontested divorce lessens the amount of conflict and tension between couples since there are fewer opportunities for disagreements. There is also less amount of proceedings and demands for information, which creates a more peaceful setting to finalize the divorce.

Disadvantages

Some couples with more serious cases involving children, emotional wounds, and financial disagreements may choose a more appropriate category of divorce. Sometimes the simplicity of uncontested divorce won’t suffice to settle important matters and disagreements. A regular divorce grants a more complex and detailed child custody agreement. Also, in some instances, there is domestic violence involved and the victim may need an advocate to protect his or her interests.

Your initial consultation

The aspects surrounding a divorce can be quite complex especially when there are children involved and some difficult financial issues to settle. With the help of an experience Aventura divorce attorney you will be able to choose the path that’s right for you and your family. Your privacy, as well as your finances, is protected at all times. At S.G. Morrow & Associates, P.A. we always act in your best interest. Both parties in an uncontested divorce may need an attorney representing them. Unfortunately, the person ready to make the decision and seek legal assistance is often the one that needs it less. Don’t stand alone, contact us today!