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Why choose an uncontested divorce in Florida?

On Behalf of | Jun 19, 2020 | Divorce |

“’Til death do us part, that’s what we agreed.” It’s fair to say that your husband is not enamored with the idea of a divorce. You offer to arrange his death for him, but he is not keen on that either.

“We can’t afford to get divorced,” he continues, “Besides, I don’t have the time to sit in a courthouse waiting for a judge to tell us what’s going to happen to our things.” 

Now is the moment to tell him about uncontested divorce. All you need to do is agree on how you will split things between you. You don’t need to spend a lot of time and money waiting for a judge to decide your future. If you had children, things would be more complicated, but uncontested divorces are still possible for parents. 

In Florida, if you want to get divorced, you do not need to prove the other party was at fault. If you say, your marriage is “irretrievably broken,” that is good enough. If the other person disagrees and does not want to get divorced, well, there is all the evidence you need.

An uncontested divorce requires honesty and a willingness to find compromise and harmony. As soon as there is an issue you cannot agree on, you enter the territory of a contested divorce.

While an uncontested divorce can be straightforward, you still need an attorney’s services to ensure you do things in the correct legal manner and that your arrangements with each other are fair.