Uncontested vs. Contested Divorces
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Within the state of Florida there are three types of divorce: simple dissolution
of marriage, contested dissolution of marriage and uncontested dissolution
The procedure for an uncontested dissolution of marriage normally takes
less time and is less expensive due to the parties having already agreed
to all of the issues. A contested dissolution of marriage is more formal.
The dissolution paperwork should be drafted by a qualified divorce attorney
and must be served upon the opposing spouse by a process server or the
sheriff's office. The responding spouse then has a period of time
to respond to the paperwork.
The Troum Law Firm, P.A. can assist with any type of divorce. We invite you to
contact us for assistance today.
What Is Involved in a Dissolution of Marriage?
Whether a dissolution of marriage is contested or uncontested depends on
the parties themselves. If husband and wife can agree on each and every
issue concerning their dissolution of marriage then they can proceed uncontested.
If the parties cannot agree on each and every issue then they must proceed
with a contested dissolution of marriage.
Various issues must be either litigated or negotiated between the parties in a
divorce proceeding. Each case must be reviewed independently and handled on an
Issues such as the following may arise in any divorce and must be resolved
either by the court or the parties:
If the parties can agree on how each and every issue in their case is to
be decided then they can proceed with an uncontested dissolution of marriage.
If the husband and wife cannot agree on any particular issue or issues
then the parties cannot proceed in an uncontested manner.
Contact a Maitland Divorce Lawyer
It may be helpful to discuss whether your dissolution of marriage can be
resolved in an uncontested manner with an experienced divorce attorney.
In some circumstances what may seem like a hopeless situation may in actuality
be an easily resolved situation with the proper guidance and advice of
an attorney who is skilled in this area of the law.
Call The Troum Law Firm, P.A. at (321) 428-2247 to schedule your
initial case review.