Are you considering an uncontested divorce in Lakeland FL? An uncontested divorce is a process where both parties agree on all terms of the divorce and do not need to go to court unless it is for a short hearing for purposes of finalizing your case. A Lakeland uncontested divorce is generally less expensive and moves faster than a contested divorce. There are so many great reasons for choosing an uncontested divorce and Jacobs Law Firm, Lakeland divorce attorney at 407-335-8113, and we can help ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.
In order for a divorce to be uncontested both spouses must agree on all aspects of the equitable distribution of assets and liabilities. They must also concur regarding parental timesharing/child custody issues that includes child support, alimony, division of property, and any other relevant matters. One of the first steps to getting an uncontested divorce in Lakeland FL is to hire us to draft all of your required documentation. We draft and perfect every document you will need and fulfill all court requirements.
Lakeland Uncontested Divorce
In Polk County uncontested divorces, it is routine for the judge to request a short hearing time. During your hearing date, the petitioner will answer our routine questions to establish venue, jurisdiction and enter your agreements into evidence. Our goal is for the judge to approve your final judgment and ratify your agreements to allow them to be fully enforceable. Sometimes a judge may suggest changes be made before they are able to enter your documents into evidence and finalize your case. We can adapt your final judgment and/or help you revise your agreements to ensure the court will accept them.
A Lakeland uncontested divorce is often cheaper and faster than a contested divorce because they do not require lengthy courtroom proceedings and in most of the cases we are hired for, we are the only attorney of record. Couples should understand that there are important steps that must be taken to ensure your marital settlement agreement, parenting plan and child support determination is fair and just for both parties involved. You want the court to finalize your case and to make your agreements enforceable. By hiring an experienced Lakeland divorce attorney, you will understanding these steps ahead of time to help yourself enjoy a smooth process and a resolution without major expenses or court intervention. Call 407-335-8113 and speak with your divorce lawyer today.