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

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Arkansas Divorce Forms

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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!

Arizona Divorce Forms

Click here to go to the State Courts Form site

Click here to go to the Arizona Superior Court Divorce forms site


See also:

Arizona Child Support & Family Law Forms

Arizona Law Help

Arizona Supreme Court Records

Maricopa County Superior Court Records

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?

 

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!

 

 

con·test·ed
di·vorce
pronounciation:
war/
noun
1. a divorce in which both parties do not agree on either the grounds for divorce or any issues, including finances, assets, child custody & child support.
verb
1. legally dissolve one’s marriage with (someone) after a battle.

 

A divorce is contested if there are any outstanding issues as to the reason for the divorce or what should happen to assets, child support or child custody during or after the divorce.

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

grounds for divorce


A divorce is not an uncontested divorce unless the parties are in total agreement as to:

  • Grounds: The parties must agree on the reason for the divorce (irretrievable breakdown, abandonment, etc). If your spouse does not want to get a divorce, then the grounds for divorce are being contested.
  • 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

 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

 

 

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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