An uncontested divorce is where the parties are in agreement on all of the issues present in the dissolution of marriage. Those issues include: division of property, division of debt, alimony, custody of any minor children, visitation, and child support. Due to the fact that there are no issues to be litigated, the amount of legal work needed to effectuate the divorce is minimized, making this the most cost effective means of dissolving marriage. The Viel Law Firm can help you meet all of the legal requirements for an uncontested divorce in a cost-effective manner.
Any time the parties cannot agree on any particular issue, the divorce will be considered contested. A highly contested divorce can become expensive both emotionally and financially. However, there are numerous tools that can be used to help the parties resolve their differences without having to involve the court. Those tools include: informal conferences, mediations and case evaluations. In some instances, cases require litigation and court intervention to resolve the contested issues. The Viel Law Firm is ready to utilize the tools necessary to achieve dissolution of your marriage.