You and your spouse tried to make a go of your marriage — but it just didn’t work. Once the romance faded, you quickly realized that you weren’t really compatible on many levels, and your goals are different. You haven’t invested much time or resources in the marriage, and there’s little to dispute, so you’re willing to part as friends — and want to do so as quickly as possible.
So, why bother with a lawyer when your divorce is uncontested? Here are some things to consider.
An uncontested divorce means that you and your spouse have reached an agreement on all of the issues that pertain to your divorce. If you have no children, the biggest issues may be:
If any issues become a sticking point, you can’t move forward with an uncontested divorce. It’s often easier for negotiations over any disputed issues to go through two attorneys. Their practical, dispassionate view of the situation can often influence both parties to compromise when they’re not otherwise inclined to do so.
Even if you and your spouse agree on everything right away, going through an uncontested divorce without legal representation can be problematic for the following reasons:
If you’re hoping for an uncontested divorce, hiring an attorney can be the best decision you can make. Contact our office to learn why.