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How Much Is A Divorce If Both Parties Agree?

Posted by Crissy Del Percio | Nov 02, 2019 | 0 Comments

how much is a divorce if both parties agree

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Understanding the factors that contribute to the cost of divorce is of the utmost importance, and this article compares uncontested and traditional divorce costs in detail. Furthermore, this guide will shed light on how uncontested processes work and the advantages of hiring an attorney, plus provide actionable steps that will ease your journey through it all.


What Are the Costs Associated with Divorce When Both Parties Agree to it?

Cost of divorce depends on many variables such as location, access to legal advice, and complexity of the case. When both parties come to an agreement on terms for their divorce it can likely be less costly.


Are uncontested divorces less costly than traditional ones?

Uncontested divorces, in which both partners agree, can be more cost-effective and save both time and money by forgoing costly legal battles or lengthy proceedings.


How Does Uncontested Divorce Work?

Uncontested divorces are simpler to manage than traditional ones. Here is how it works:

  • Mutual Agreement: Both parties have reached an understanding regarding important matters such as property division, child custody arrangements, and alimony payments.
  • Legal Documentation: Establishing a settlement agreement that details all terms agreed between parties.
  • Filing for Divorce: Filing all paperwork to the court to start the divorce proceedings.
  • Finalization: Seeking court approval will enable your divorce settlement agreement to become legally binding.


Why hiring a divorce attorney is better than going without one?

Legal representation remains beneficial when filing uncontested divorces. Here's why:

  • Legal Experience: Attorneys possess extensive legal knowledge and can protect your rights effectively.
  • Avoiding Mistakes: Having an attorney on board helps avoid mistakes that could delay proceedings and could create additional delays.
  • Mediation Assistance: When disagreements arise, attorneys can assist in mediating them for peaceful resolutions.


When should you consult an attorney?

Consult a divorce attorney even in uncontested divorces when:

  • Complex Assets: Legal assistance should always be sought if complex assets are involved.
  • Child Custody Issues: Resolving custody matters may require legal help.
  • Alimony Disputes: Alimony disputes may require legal representation for resolution.


What criteria must I follow when searching for an excellent attorney?

Selecting an effective attorney requires careful consideration. Consider these criteria when making your selection:

  • Experience: When hiring an attorney to represent your divorce and family law needs, look for one who has extensive knowledge in these matters.
  • Client Satisfaction Ratings: Review customer reviews to gauge an attorney's reputation.
  • Communication Skills: A reliable attorney should always keep their clients up-to-date.


Why Choose Drama-Free Divorce:

Drama-Free Divorce puts your needs first by offering:

  • Experienced Professionals: Our team has extensive knowledge of uncontested divorce. We can offer an effective, professional approach.
  • Positive Client Feedback: Our commitment to excellence is highlighted by satisfied clients.
  • Transparency: We promise to communicate at every stage, keeping you informed as the case proceeds and cultivating trust between client and attorney.


Suggestions for Action

  • Consultation: Meet with an attorney to discuss your circumstances and learn of all available legal strategies.
  • Financial Preparedness: Be financially prepared for any potential costs such as court fees and legal expenses, in case they arise.
  • Cooperation: Communication is the cornerstone of successful negotiations.
  • Attorney Selection: Find an attorney with impeccable credentials who understands your unique legal needs.
  • Settlement Agreement: Drafting a comprehensive settlement agreement will hasten your divorce.

An uncontested divorce can be more cost-effective if both parties can reach an agreement, so it is essential that legal advice be sought and chosen carefully for an effortless and successful process. Contact us today at 816 615-5555 or send us an email on our Contact Page.

About the Author

Crissy Del Percio

Crissy Del Percio is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Additionally, she received her undergraduate degrees in Journalism (News and Information) and Communication Studies from the world-renowned home of the Jayhawks – the University of Kansas. She has been practicing law for a decade and spent the first part of her career specializing in helping low-income survivors of domestic violence. Now at Drama-Free Divorce, Crissy enjoys helping people consciously uncouple. She is also a Guardian Ad Litem and domestic mediator. Crissy has won a number of prestigious awards for her work in public service, but you likely recognize her from her acting career, where she is also an award-winner. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her egregiously overpriced dog, Augustus Rodham and knitting. 


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