The following is a list of State Divorce Laws that can be found online. The links point to the actual statutes that govern divorce in each State. Divorce laws can be very complicated. It is recommended that you consult with your personal attorney for advice regarding your individual situation & circumstances. No representations are being made regarding the accuracy of these links. They are maintained by third parties and provided as a courtesy.
These are direct links to websites which contain state laws relating to divorce:
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.
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.
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.”