Uncontested Divorce

 

di·vorce forms
pronunciation:
/do it yourself/
noun
1. forms you use to file for a divorce.
Where do you get divorce forms?
Many state courts provide divorce forms for free on their websites or at the courthouse! Often, the forms you buy from third parties are the exact same forms or similar to those that are provided for free!

 

When should I use divorce forms?

If you have a lawyer, you should always consult him or her for legal advice. Often, people who have an uncontested divorce use divorce forms to file for a divorce. Many document preparation services are simply filling the forms out for you. In fact, only attorneys can give you legal advice about your divorce. If you have a contested divorce, you may want to seek legal advice from a lawyer.

find divorce forms online

Click any of the links to learn more! We will be updating this page in the future. Stay tuned!

Arkansas Divorce Forms

Click here to go to the State Courts Form site

by the Arizona Legal Services Partnership


Learn more about divorce law:

What is a divorce?

What is an uncontested divorce? 

What is a contested divorce?

What is an annulment? 

What are the reasons you can get divorced?

See also:

Child Support Termination

 

 

di·vorce forms
pronunciation:
/do it yourself/
noun
1. forms you use to file for a divorce.
Where do you get divorce forms?
Many state courts provide divorce forms for free on their websites or at the courthouse! Often, the forms you buy from third parties are the exact same forms or similar to those that are provided for free!

 


When should I use divorce forms?

If you have a lawyer, you should always consult him or her for legal advice. Often, people who have an uncontested divorce use divorce forms to file for a divorce. Many document preparation services are simply filling the forms out for you. In fact, only attorneys can give you legal advice about your divorce. If you have a contested divorce, you may want to seek legal advice from a lawyer.

find divorce forms online

Click any of the links to learn more! We will be updating this page in the future. Stay tuned!

California Divorce Forms

Click here to go to the California State Courts Form site

Click here to go to the California Courts Self-Help Center site

Click here to go to the California Courts Divorce or Separation self help site

This site has information on:

Filing for Divorce in California

Filing for Legal Separation in California

Spousal support in California

Annulments in California


See also:

Learn more about divorce law:

What is a divorce?

What is an uncontested divorce?

What is a contested divorce?

What is an annulment?

What are the reasons you can get divorced?

 

di·vorce forms
pronunciation:
/do it yourself/
noun
1. forms you use to file for a divorce.
Where do you get divorce forms?
Many state courts provide divorce forms for free on their websites or at the courthouse! Often, the forms you buy from third parties are the exact same forms or similar to those that are provided for free!

 

When should I use divorce forms?

If you have a lawyer, you should always consult him or her for legal advice. Often, people who have an uncontested divorce use divorce forms to file for a divorce. Many document preparation services are simply filling the forms out for you. In fact, only attorneys can give you legal advice about your divorce. If you have a contested divorce, you may want to seek legal advice from a lawyer.

find divorce forms online

Click any of the links to learn more! We will be updating this page in the future. Stay tuned!

Colorado Divorce Forms

Click here to go to the State Courts Form site


See also:

Colorado Separation

Colorado Divorce Forms (with Children)

Learn more about divorce law:

What is a divorce?

What is an uncontested divorce?

What is a contested divorce?

What is an annulment?

What are the reasons you can get divorced?

 

di·vorce forms
pronunciation:
/do it yourself/
noun
1. forms you use to file for a divorce.
Where do you get divorce forms?
Many state courts provide divorce forms for free on their websites or at the courthouse! Often, the forms you buy from third parties are the exact same forms or similar to those that are provided for free!

 

When should I use divorce forms?

If you have a lawyer, you should always consult him or her for legal advice. Often, people who have an uncontested divorce use divorce forms to file for a divorce. Many document preparation services are simply filling the forms out for you. In fact, only attorneys can give you legal advice about your divorce. If you have a contested divorce, you may want to seek legal advice from a lawyer.

find divorce forms online

Click any of the links to learn more! We will be updating this page in the future. Stay tuned!

Connecticut Divorce Forms

Click here to go to the State Courts Form sites

Filing for a Divorce with Children in Connecticut

Filing for Divorce without Children in Connecticut


See also:

Connecticut Courts Page with related Links

Learn more about divorce law:

What is a divorce?

What is an uncontested divorce?

What is a contested divorce?

What is an annulment?

What are the reasons you can get divorced?

 

di·vorce forms
pronunciation:
/do it yourself/
noun
1. forms you use to file for a divorce.
Where do you get divorce forms?
Many state courts provide divorce forms for free on their websites or at the courthouse! Often, the forms you buy from third parties are the exact same forms or similar to those that are provided for free!

 

When should I use divorce forms?

If you have a lawyer, you should always consult him or her for legal advice. Often, people who have an uncontested divorce use divorce forms to file for a divorce. Many document preparation services are simply filling the forms out for you. In fact, only attorneys can give you legal advice about your divorce. If you have a contested divorce, you may want to seek legal advice from a lawyer.  People seeking to represent themselves in Divorce Court may find these forms helpful.

find divorce forms online

Click any of the links to learn more! We will be updating this page in the future. Stay tuned!

STATE DIVORCE LAWS

These are links to each of our pages which contain States Divorce Forms which are free:

    1. Alabama Divorce Forms
    2. Alaska Divorce Forms
    3. Arizona Divorce Forms
    4. Arkansas Divorce Forms
    5. California Divorce Forms
    6. Colorado Divorce Forms
    7. ConnecticutDivorce Forms
    8. Delaware Divorce Forms
    9. Florida Divorce Forms
    10. Georgia Divorce Forms
    11. Hawaii Divorce Forms
    12. Idaho Divorce Forms
    13. Illinois Divorce Forms
    14. Indiana Divorce Forms
    15. Iowa Divorce Forms
    16. Kansas Divorce Forms
    17. Kentucky Divorce Forms
    18. Louisiana Divorce Forms
    19. Maine Divorce Forms
    20. Maryland Divorce Forms
    21. Massachusetts Divorce Forms
    22. Michigan Divorce Forms
    23. Minnesota Divorce Forms
    24. Mississippi Divorce Forms
    25. Missouri Divorce Forms
    26. Montana Divorce Forms
    27. Nebraska Divorce Forms
    28. Nevada Divorce Forms
    29. New Hampshire Divorce Forms
    30. New Jersey Divorce Forms
    31. New Mexico Divorce Forms
    32. New York Divorce Forms

 

    1. North Carolina Divorce Forms
    2. North Dakota Divorce Forms
    3. Ohio Divorce Forms
    4. Oklahoma Divorce Laws
    5. Oregon Divorce Forms
    6. Pennsylvania Divorce Forms
    7. Rhode Island Divorce Forms
    8. South Carolina Divorce Forms
    9. South Dakota Divorce Forms
    10. Tennessee Divorce Forms
    11. Texas Divorce Forms

 

  1. Utah Divorce Forms
  2. Vermont Divorce Forms
  3. Virginia Divorce Forms
  4. Washington Divorce Forms
  5. West Virginia Divorce Forms
  6. Wisconsin Divorce Forms
  7. Wyoming Divorce Forms
  8. District of Columbia Divorce Forms
  9. Puerto Rico Divorce Forms

 

 

an·nul·ment
pronunciation:
/it never happened/
noun
1.  the act of annulling.
2. the formal invalidation of a marriage. Ruling declaring a marriage & void.
it never happened? Kinda.
1. it is like it gets erased. seriously. At least, the sacrament of marriage does.

 

What is an annulment?

An annulment is a ruling that a marriage did not occur.  If a marriage is annulled, it is as if it never even happened! It is deemed null from the beginning. Annulments are often obtained from a religious entity, such as the Catholic Church.

what are the grounds for annulment?

  • Prior undisclosed marriage.
  • Spouse living at the time of the marriage. (also known as Bigamy)
  • A party to the marriage was underage at the time of marriage and did not have parental consent.
  • A party to the marriage was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • The marriage was obtained by means of fraud.
  • The marriage was obtained based upon the placement of one party under duress.
  • A spouse is incurably unable to have sexual intercourse.
  • One party’s mental capacity rendered him or her unable to understand the nature, effect or consequences of the marriage.

This list is not fully exhaustive.  Often, the grounds for an annulment are set forth in the law and statutes of a particular state, country, jurisdiction or religion. Click here to learn about Annulment in New York.

annulment news:

Pope Frances has radically revised the process by which Catholics can get their marriages annulled! Annulments for Catholics will now be cheaper, quicker, and easier to obtain!

Click here for more on this story from CNN! 

Click here for the text of the Pope’s motu proprio issuances on annulment

Click here for annulment statistics and annulment ratios

Click here for 9 things to know about the reformed Annulment Process


religious annulment

Rules & Cannons governing annulment in the Catholic Church:

Code of Cannon Law from the Vatican

western catholic church

Code of Cannons of Oriental Churches

eastern catholic churches

The difference between annulment and divorce is simple. In a divorce, the marriage ends. In an annulment, the marriage is voided and ceases to exist!

Many States don’t provide Do It Yourself annulment Forms.  You should consult a divorce lawyer if you are interested in getting an annulment.


Sample State annulment Laws:

Annulment in Texas

Each year, approximately 27,000 Catholics get an annulment in the United States

Source: 2012 Figures from the Center for Applied Research at Georgetown University

How long does an annulment take?

Pope Francis has put into place measures aimed towards making the process of getting an annulment take less than 45 days! It can take 12 to 18 months to get an annulment.

Click here for more on this story from CNN! 

Click here for the text of the Pope’s motu proprio issuances on annulment

Click here for information on the annulment process from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

How much does an annulment cost?

An annulment can cost between $200 and $1000 plus legal and other fees.

Click here for information on the annulment process from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

State annulment resources:

How to get an annulment in California

How to get an annulment in Massachusetts 

How to get an annulment in New York

How to get an annulment in Texas – from TexasLawHelp.org

 

 

un·con·test·ed
di·vorce
pronounciation:
no outstanding issues/
noun
1. a divorce in which both parties agree on the grounds for divorce and there are no disagreements as to any issues, including finances, assets, child custody & child support.
verb
1. legally dissolve one’s marriage with (someone) without issue or by default.

 

A divorce is only uncontested if there are no outstanding issues.  None.

In order to be an uncontested divorce the parties must agree about:

  • Grounds: The parties must agree on the reason for the divorce (irretrievable breakdown, abandonment, etc).
  • Property: The parties must agree on how marital property (including bank accounts, real estate & businesses) will be split. The must be in agreement as to how retirement assets and other such property should be dealt with.
  • Maintenance/Alimony: The parties must agree whether there will be maintenance or alimony and if so, the amounts and length of time such is to be paid.
  • Child Support: If there are children, the amount to be paid in child support must not in dispute.
  • Child Custody: There should be an agreement as to whether there is joint custody and/or a certain party is the custodial parent.  A visitation and parenting plan should be created and agreed upon.

If the parties disagree about anything, then they have a contested divorce

Click about to learn more about contested divorces.

 judgment of divorce =

agreement/judgment as to grounds + agreement/judgment as to assets + agreement/judgment as to all other issues including child support & child custody

uncontested divorces are much cheaper than contested divorces!

uncontested divorces are much quicker than contested divorces!

 

 

di·vorce
pronunciation:
new beginning/
noun
1. the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.
verb
1. legally dissolve one’s marriage with (someone).

 

What is Divorce?

Divorce is the starting point of your new beginning and the first step in a new journey!

how do you get divorced?

Click any of the terms to learn more!

There are two types of divorce:

Click above to find out the difference between contested divorce and uncontested divorce. Divorce is also sometimes referred to as marriage dissolution or dissolution of marriage. Sometimes, if you are really lucky, it is referred to as a “good idea.”

To get a Divorce, you need a reason or grounds:

grounds for divorce

To get a Divorce, you must come to an agreement (or have a Court ruling) as to all property including:

 judgment of divorce =

agreement/judgment as to grounds + agreement/judgment as to assets (marital property & seperate property) + agreement/judgment as to all other issues including child support & child custody


The difference between annulment and divorce is simple. In a divorce, the marriage ends. In an annulment, the marriage is voided and ceases to exist!

In the U.S., there are over 2,000,000 marriages a year & over 800,000 divorces!

Source: Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These divorce statistics don’t even include the divorces in the states of California, Georgia, Hawaii, or Indiana! 

 

 

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