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Why should you consider an uncontested divorce?

On Behalf of | Mar 20, 2023 | Divorce and family law

Did you know that you can finalize your divorce without having to take on each other in court? It is what an uncontested divorce is all about – taking the conflict out of the process. Think of it as an out-of-court settlement for a divorce.

In an uncontested divorce, both spouses agree on pertinent divorce-related issues instead of going to trial and having a judge decide how things will go. Below are some reasons to consider adopting this less-adversarial approach in your divorce.

It’s cost-effective

An uncontested divorce is often much cheaper than a contested divorce because rather than arguing about everything in court, you try to agree on things before you get there. It should therefore offer a faster resolution that allows both parties to move on with their lives sooner.

It is less stressful for all the parties involved

Divorce can be an emotionally charged and stressful experience. Going through a contest can make this experience even more difficult, as couples must battle it in court over various issues.

On the other hand, an uncontested divorce is a more peaceful process that can help minimize the adverse effects. Since both parties are in agreement, there is less conflict and tension, making it a smoother process overall.

Learn more about how an uncontested divorce works

Understanding how everything works and your legal rights will help you make the most of an uncontested divorce. If you have questions or concerns about whether it would work in your case, having an informed assessment of the prevailing circumstances will help you make the best decision.