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Uncontested Divorce

Filing uncontested divorce in Georgia

Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

Learn about uncontested divorce (no-fault divorce) in Georgia.

Uncontested divorce is the most common type of divorce filing in Georgia, A petition for an uncontested divorce is the same as what other States refer to as a no fault divorce.

The foundation for filing for uncontested divorce is that both parties want a divorce. You can file for an uncontested divorce by claiming one or more of the 12 legal grounds for divorce in Georgia. Spouses can speak directly with each other or litigate through their respective divorce lawyers to set the terms of their divorce. The common areas to be litigated are Child Custody, Child Support, Property Division, and Spousal Support

Advantages of Filing Uncontested Divorce

An uncontested divorce is far less expensive and less stressful than a contested divorce. "Uncontested" refers to only you and your spouse both agreeing to get a divorce. It does not imply you have specific areas of disagreement. Negotiating the fine points of your divorce is a customary part of a divorce process.

Filing for uncontested divorce is appropriate if you believe you and your spouse can work through your differences relatively easy. Most differences are settled are settled relatively easy and without court intervention.

If you and your spouse have the ability to amicably work together you may want to explore utilizing a mediated divorce process.

If you are ready, or considering, filing for divorce we invite you to call our law firm to discuss your situation with divorce lawyer Eric Ballinger.