Uncontested Divorce Lawyer in Jacksonville, Florida
Choose Elrod & Elrod For Your for Flat Fee or Agreed Divorce in Jacksonville
Many people mistakenly believe that divorce must be a long, expensive procedure. In certain circumstances, a Florida uncontested divorce can be a simple and inexpensive process. When both spouses agree on property division, alimony, child custody, and child support, they may be eligible for an uncontested divorce, also known as a “simplified dissolution of marriage.”
To qualify for an uncontested divorce in Florida, a couple must meet the following criteria:
- No children under the age of 18, adopted or otherwise (children from a previous marriage are not considered unless they have been adopted by the current spouse
- Wife is not pregnant
- At least one spouse has lived in Florida for at least 6 months
- Both spouses give up the right to a trial or appeal
- Neither spouse is seeking alimony
- There are no issues in dispute
- Both spouses want a simplified dissolution of marriage
- Both spouses will voluntarily sign all papers without service on either party
- Both spouses agree about the division of assets and liabilities
Uncontested Divorce in Florida is the Easiest, Least Expensive Way to Get a Dissolution of Marriage
Uncontested divorce in Florida is the easiest, quickest, least expensive, and least complicated way to get a divorce in Florida.
A Florida uncontested divorce lawyer at Elrod & Elrod can quickly resolve your agreed divorce for a low, flat rate. A Florida lawyer will walk your case through the court system to complete your divorce quickly, and at a low cost to you.
Because the parties have agreed to resolve all the issues in their divorce, there are no issues left in dispute. This means that the divorce can be resolved quickly, and with far less cost to you.
By working with a qualified Florida divorce lawyer, you will have peace of mind knowing that your divorce paperwork was completed properly and that your interests have been protected.
Some people may consider filing for an uncontested without a lawyer. However, by engaging the service of an experienced Florida divorce lawyer, you’ll know that your documents were filed properly and that your interests have been protected.
If You Do Not Qualify for a Florida Uncontested Divorce, a Simplified Divorce Might Be an Option
If a couple does not qualify for an uncontested divorce, they may still qualify for a Simplified Divorce. In a simplified divorce, the parties sign a Marital Settlement Agreement, and one spouse will sign an Answer, Waiver, and Request for a Copy of Final Judgment of Dissolution. Because the parties have agreed on most of the issues in the divorce, the divorce process will move quickly, much the same way as an Uncontested Divorce.
To find out if you qualify for a Florida uncontested divorce, contact the Florida divorce law firm of Elrod & Elrod today.
Contact Elrod & Elrod About a Florida Uncontested DivorceToday
Elrod & Elrod proudly represents people throughout northeast Florida in Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Flagler, Hamilton, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St.Johns, Sumter, Suwannee, and Union counties.
Elrod & Elrod will handle your divorce matter with care, compassion, and expertise. Contact an experienced northeast Florida divorce lawyer at Elrod & Elrod today. Call 904-356-1282, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete our online form.