Collin County Uncontested Divorce Attorney
Lawyer For Amicable Divorce Resolutions in Plano, TX & Surrounding Areas
Getting a divorce is rarely easy. Complex issues over marital community property, child custody, child support, and spousal support can add time, expense, and emotional turmoil to the process. In Texas, however, divorcing couples often can control how difficult the process will be.
Some divorce cases are hotly contested or involve serious issues that can only be resolved through litigation in court, but other cases are much more amicable. If you and your spouse are on fairly good terms, you may be able to end your marriage through an uncontested or agreed divorce.
Whatever method you choose for resolving your divorce, the Law Office of Brian Bagley can help. We have more than 10 years of family and divorce law experience. In an uncontested divorce case, we can help you complete all of the required steps and finish the process as efficiently as possible. We will work to ensure that your resolution protects your interests and does not overlook any important details that could harm you in the future.
Schedule a consultation with our Plano uncontested divorce lawyer for advice and guidance. You can reach our firm online or at (972) 843-7158.
Pursuing an Agreed Divorce or "Uncontested" Divorce in Texas
Many couples seek to have their marriage dissolved through an Uncontested or Agreed Divorce. This option is available to couples who share dependent children and substantial assets, as well as those who want spousal support to be part of the resolution. An Agreed Divorce or Uncontested Divorce can also include child custody and child support orders.
If you and your spouse can reach an agreement on all outstanding issues, including custody, support, and property division, this might be a good route to choose. If there are only a few things that need to be worked out, you may be able to complete an agreed divorce through negotiation with the guidance of your attorney, or through an alternative dispute resolution method such as mediation.
Qualifications for an Uncontested Divorce
To file for an uncontested divorce, you must meet certain requirements.
- Either you or your spouse has lived in Texas for at least six months; and
- In the county where you file for at least 90 days prior.
An uncontested Texas divorce can only be filed on a “no-fault” basis. This means neither of you has to prove any marital misconduct on the part of the other. No fault in Texas falls under “insupportability,” which means that the marriage has irretrievably failed with no prospect of reconciliation.
You can also file a no-fault divorce if you and your spouse have lived separate and apart without cohabitation for a minimum of three years.
The process can then proceed, which includes filing the right forms that apply to your situation; our firm can provide the assistance you need with this aspect of your divorce.
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