FAQs About Getting an Uncontested Divorce in Brooklyn
Sometimes a marriage comes to a gentle end with both partners deciding that it’s time to end the legal relationship amicably. There’s little to no arguments to be had, and both parties feel it’s better to live life apart as friends, and untangle the life they built together in a fashion that’s fair to both. An uncontested divorce still needs to go through a legal process, and that’s best accomplished with help from a Brooklyn uncontested divorce attorney at the Levitsky Law Firm.
What is an Uncontested Divorce?
An uncontested divorce is a divorce where both parties are amicable about the dissolution of the marriage and have no disagreements as to the division of assets collected during a marriage as well as making custody arrangements. Both parties are also amenable to putting their agreement into a court order and making the agreement to dissolve the marriage a legally binding one.
How Long Does a Uncontested Divorce Take?
The actual time it takes for an uncontested divorce to finalize depends on the details and circumstances involved. However, it takes an average of three months from the time the suit is filed to the day the judge grants the divorce. A Brooklyn divorce attorney can give you a better estimation on how long it will take.
Who Qualifies for an Uncontested Divorce?
In order to qualify for an uncontested divorce in New York State, you or your spouse have to have residency in the state for at least two years before the divorce is started, or both spouses are residents of New York State the day the divorce is started.
How Does an Uncontested Divorce Differ from a Contested Divorce?
A contested divorce is one where both spouses are at odds with each other over the terms of the dissolution of the marriage. An uncontested divorce is one where both spouses are amicable and agreeable.
How Can a Brooklyn Uncontested Divorce Attorney Help?
At the Levitsky Law Firm, we can help you bring the marriage to a close while making sure your rights, assets, and custody arrangements are respected, divided accordingly and equitably. Contact us today to learn how a Brooklyn uncontested divorce lawyer can help you.