Posted on January 27, 2017
An uncontested divorce can save a separating couple a lot of time and money. But in order for a divorce to be uncontested, the couple must agree on big issues such as property division, child custody and support. Uncontested divorces move so quickly because the couple is able to bypass turning over their financial information to one another as well as other time consuming paperwork required in a contested divorce.
An uncontested divorce can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 18 months. It all depends on how long it takes for the following steps to be completed:
Although an uncontested divorce is the simplest way to handle a separation, there are several requirements apart from agreeing that must be met in order to get one. Uncontested divorce is usually available to couples who have no remaining disputes on common divorce issues. Just like a contested divorce, an uncontested divorce begins once one party files.
Before filing for an uncontested divorce, the following requires must be met: