Uncontested vs Contested Divorce
What is the difference between an uncontested and contested divorce? Is one more expensive than the other? Is the process faster for an uncontested divorce? Which divorce requires a legal advocate? These commonly asked questions will be answered in this article.
Here is the difference between the 2 types of divorces:
- Contested Divorce – One in which the parties are unable to agree. The non-agreement is typically about getting divorced or about the terms of the divorce. Example terms of divorce: division of assets, allocation of debts, alimony, child support, custody of children.
- Uncontested Divorce – One in which the parties come to an agreement on everything.
- Which divorce is the most expensive? Contested Divorce. In a contested divorce the court is involved and Legal representation. The court costs plus legal representation can add up quickly into the thousands. This process also takes longer than an uncontested divorce. Prepaid Legal Services offer great discount rates for a contested divorce.
- Which divorce requires a legal advocate? They both require a legal advocate because marriage is a legal agreement and a legal advocate is needed in the divorce process.
Uncontested and Contested Divorce can be stressful and complicated. Even if both parties are in agreement, it’s great to make sure the process is done the right way and any rising questions can be answered. Prepaid Legal Services includes uncontested divorce legal coverage.
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