Birmingham Uncontested Divorce Attorney
Trust Our Experienced Lawyer with Your Case
Not all divorce proceedings are complicated legal battles. While divorce
can be difficult for most couples, others find it particularly easy to
agree with each other on certain aspects of the separation. If you need
help negotiating the aspects of an uncontested divorce, work with an experienced
Birmingham divorce attorney at The Badalucco Firm.
People have chosen our firm for the following reasons:
- We have a powerful courtroom presence
- We are available after-hours and on weekends
- We are in constant communication with clients
- We’ve served Birmingham, MI, and the surrounding areas since 2006
- We provide personalized, straightforward advocacy
Find out how to get your case started today by calling (248) 467-8208.
What Is Uncontested Divorce?
In an uncontested divorce, otherwise known as a “simple divorce,”
the spouses agree on some or all aspects of the divorce, and one spouse
hires a lawyer to provide the necessary paperwork to effect those terms.
It is usually the quickest and easiest type of separation possible.
Spouses must agree on the following for an uncontested divorce:
- Child custody
- Parenting time
- Child support
- Medical insurance and expenses for children
- Tax deductions and exemptions
- Division of marital assets and debts
- Alimony (also known as spousal support)
- Any other dispute
If you and your spouse can agree on all aspects listed above, you can proceed
with the uncontested divorce. However, if you find yourself unable to
agree on one of the items, your divorce will be considered contested,
and you might have to go to trial. This is one reason why representation
is for one spouse and a single lawyer cannot represent both spouses.
Michigan isn’t a state with an expedited timeline for uncontested
cases, but it will move through the system more quickly than if you went
straight to trial and waited for a judge’s decision. The divorce
either can be a default, meaning the spouse who receives the divorce papers
could choose to not respond to the plaintiff, or can end with a written
Call the Compassionate Counsel You Deserve
The Badalucco Firm prides itself on our knowledgeable Birmingham divorce
lawyers. We have more than a decade of experience working in family law,
and we offer compassionate representation to help clients make informed
decisions about important matters that affect their lives. Let us assist
you through this difficult time by providing you with trial-tested strategies
and a commitment to preserving your rights. The Badalucco Firm can help
you seek a effective an amicable solution to your divorce proceedings.
Call us at (248) 467-8208 or
fill out our online form to schedule your free 30-minute consultation today. We look forward to
speaking with you about your situation.