A Divorce Without Drama-An Uncontested Divorce
Going through a divorce is a difficult process. It affects your future, your family and your finances. Because it is so emotional, you want to make the process as painless as possible. If you and your spouse can agree on all aspects of the divorce, you may be able to proceed with an uncontested divorce.
At the Law Offices of Parker Edmiston, we work with a diverse dientele throughout Alabama to find solutions to their family law problems. If you are looking for an uncomplicated procedure for divorce, contact our office to speak to our staff to learn about how to proceed with a relatively easy divorce.
Every case is different, it is important that you meet with our attorney to discuss your unique situation.
How Does an Uncontested Divorce Work?
There are two basic types of divorces-uncontested and contested. In an uncontested divorce, one or both spouses meet with the attorney, who will draft the parties’ agreement. Although the attorney may meet with both parties, it is not ethical to represent both parties in the divorce. Therefore, only one party can be the attorney’s client. However, it is often easier to settle divorce terms if both parties are able to address their concerns.
Once the agreement is signed and filed with the court, you will enter into a waiting period. The waiting period is 30 days. The Judge will sign the divorce decree prepared by our office staff.
Your Spouse Wants You to Sign Uncontested Divorce Papers
If your spouse presents you with uncontested divorce papers do not sign them until you have spoken with an experienced attorney. Legal documents are binding, which means that once you sign, there is no way to start over-often times you are bound by those terms. For that reason, it is essential that an attorney reviews your divorce documents prior to signing. Our knowledgeable attorneys will review your divorce papers to ensure that:
Contact Our Law Office
If you need a lawyer to help with your family law matter, contact our law firm to schedule an appointment by filling out the contact form online or by calling our Scottsboro Office at 256-259-0834 or our Huntsville Office at 256-519-5900.
209 South Market Street, Suite 101
Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
(256) 259-0834 Telephone
(256) 259-0845 Facsimile
7027 Old Madison Pike, Suite 108
Huntsville, Alabama 35806
(256) 519-5900 Telephone