What is Uncontested Divorce and Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

When spouses in a divorce agree on all issues or one party chooses not to challenge the case, it is considered an uncontested divorce. Although it may seem like an attorney is not needed for an uncontested divorce, an attorney can still provide a great service in these situations. For assistance with uncontested divorces, contact the Tampa FL family lawyers from the Law Office of Amber Boles.

What types of issues may be addressed in an uncontested divorce?
A divorce should address all issues related to the marriage of the parties. Parties who wish to avoid a lengthy and expensive court process should be prepared to address several issues, including:
• The grounds for divorce
• Division of property and debts
• Child custody schedules
• Child support
• Spousal maintenance
Why do you need a lawyer if a divorce is uncontested?
Even if the parties to divorce agree in everything or if one party does not intend to contest anything, you should still consult with an attorney. An attorney can help assess the agreement and discuss with you any potential issues that could arise with the agreement. An attorney will help ensure that your divorce complies with the legal requirements, so you do not run into issues in the future.

An attorney can help prepare the necessary paperwork and documentation to get the divorce filed and finalized. This will help ensure that everything is done correctly and that the process will go forward without issue.

The Tampa FL family lawyers from the Law Office of Amber Boles are available to discuss with you uncontested divorces. We can provide legal advice and representation to assist you in the process. We will help ensure that the divorce is completed in a timely and efficient manner.

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