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Why You Should Have a Lawyer in Your Uncontested Divorce
It’s common to think of an uncontested divorce as one in which the spouses agree on everything. That is why couples who just want a clean break sometimes opt for a do-it-yourself divorce. But if you’re contemplating such a move, be aware that although an uncontested divorce is simpler and more efficient than a contested […]
What Makes a Divorce Uncontested?
Like other states, Arizona authorizes uncontested divorce. Known as “divorce by consent decree,” it does not require proving either spouse is at fault for the breakdown of the marriage. There is no trial or litigation and the court’s only functions are to review the parties’ proposed agreements for fundamental fairness and issue a final decree. […]
Why You Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce in Arizona
If you and your spouse have reached a mutual decision to end your marriage — and there are no disputes concerning property division, child custody or support — you may be able to file for an uncontested divorce. Rather than letting a judge decide your case, you and your spouse can determine the outcome. An […]
Do Couples Need To Go To Court For An Arizona Divorce?
If you choose an uncontested divorce, you can potentially go through the process without a hearing or a trial, provided you meet certain basic requirements and precisely follow procedures. However, the law has many rules, so you still need experienced legal support to help ensure you do not find yourself standing before a judge unexpectedly. […]