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Eligibility Criteria for an Uncontested Divorce in Rockwall

If you are and your spouse are on amicable terms and can come to reasonable agreements on aspects of your divorce, you may be able to file for an uncontested divorce. The requirements to file include:

  • Both parties must have no children together under the age of 18
  • Both parties must want to end the marriage
  • There is no ongoing bankruptcy case for either party
  • Alimony is not being sought
  • There are no retirement benefits to divide

Filing for an uncontested divorce can help you save money and will allow you to avoid a potentially stressful and time-consuming court battle. Uncontested divorces are generally completed far quicker than contested divorces, and you may be able to avoid having to modify your decree at a later date by coming to a mutually beneficial compromise early on in the process. If you are considering filing an uncontested divorce, it is important that you work with my firm. As your Rockwall uncontested divorce lawyer, I can help you evaluate your needs and reach a quick resolution with your spouse.

Why Hire a Lawyer for Your Uncontested Divorce in Rockwall?

While the state of Texas does not require you have an attorney to file an uncontested divorce, it is always recommended that you work with a legal professional when you entering into these situations. By working with my firm, you can ensure that all necessary paperwork is processed correctly and on time and that your divorce decree outlines all appropriate aspects of your settlement. The Law Offices of J. Cameron Cowan can work with you on asset and debt division, child support, and child custody and ensure that your rights are protected throughout the divorce process. If you are unable to reach necessary resolutions with your spouse in your case, my firm can help you reach through mediation.

Timeline for an Uncontested Divorce in Texas

An uncontested divorce in Texas usually takes around three months. It can be finalized over 60 days if the court is not busy.

The average cost of uncontested divorce in Texas ranges between $300 and $5,000, depending on whether lawyers are involved. Generally, it is the cheapest and quickest option in any state.

Choose a Trusted Rockwall Divorce Attorney

My firm, the Law Offices of J. Cameron Cowan, proudly serves Rockwall and Kaufman County residents who are going through divorce. Although you and your spouse may agree on a lot of the different aspects of your case, it is always important that you have a legal representative to guide you throughout the process. If you are considering filing, or if you have questions or concerns about your situation, contact the Law Offices of J. Cameron Cowan right away. I am proud to offer free 30-minute case evaluations to all potential clients, so do not hesitate to talk to my firm today. As a Rockwall divorce attorney, I have the experience you need to help you resolve your divorce quickly.

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