Uncontested Divorce Checklist

Jacksonville, Divorce Attorney Helps Clients with Uncontested Divorce Florida

No one getting married assumes that the marriage is going to end. However, 50 % of the time, it does. While pursuing a divorce, you need a qualified and experienced Florida divorce lawyer that can help you dissolve your marriage in an efficient manner. North Florida Attorney Maria Rogers has experience helping people get though their uncontested divorce as quickly, and easily, as possible.

What is an Uncontested Divorce?

An uncontested divorce Florida is a divorce in which you and your spouse are in general agreement about the terms of the divorce. The benefits of an uncontested divorce are immeasurable: it’s less costly and can be finalized more quickly than a contested divorce. However, though it seems like it could be an easy matter, it is important you contact a qualified attorney to help you with your uncontested divorce. The process of an uncontested divorce could take as little as four to five weeks if all of the necessary paperwork is completed correctly and you have an attorney to make the process go smoothly.

If you and your spouse agree to all of the following stipulations, then you can get your uncontested Florida divorce:

  • One or both must be a resident of Florida for at least six months.
  • Both must agree to cooperate and sign all necessary papers.
  • Neither may have minor or dependent children. (A minor is one under 18 years. A dependent may be one over 18, but still dependent because of disability. Children from a previous marriage are not considered as long as the current spouse has not adopted them.)
  • The wife is not pregnant.
  • Both spouses have agreed about the division of assets and liabilities.
  • Neither spouse wants alimony.
  • Both spouses agree to give up the right of a trial or an appeal.
  • Both spouses agree that they do not need to provide each other with any financial information other than that which is included in the Family Law Financial Affidavit
  • Both appear at the court clerk’s office to sign the Petition requesting the dissolution.
  • Both spouses attend a short court hearing.

Attorney Maria Rogers works with you to file and check up on the paperwork that you may not have access to so that things move along. She will be there for you from start to finish.

Consult an Experienced Uncontested Divorce Florida

For effective legal counsel and experienced assistance with your Duval County, Florida uncontested divorce, call Florida uncontested divorce attorney Maria Rogers at her office in Jacksonville at (904) 352-2459.