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What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

An uncontested divorce is a divorce where the husband and wife agree on all of the issues related to the divorce. In an uncontested divorce, the parties agree on the division of property, child custody, child support, and alimony, if applicable. An uncontested divorce is the most cost-effective and efficient way to get a divorce in Mississippi.

To speak with a Jackson uncontested divorce attorney, give us a call at (601) 202-5594 or contact us online today.

What Are the Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce?

There are many benefits to an uncontested divorce, including:

  • It is the least expensive way to get a divorce in Mississippi
  • It is the quickest way to get a divorce in Mississippi

It is important to note that an uncontested divorce may not be appropriate in every case. For example, if you and your spouse cannot agree on the division of property, it may be necessary to have a judge decide the issue. In this case, you would need to file for a contested divorce.

How Long Does an Uncontested Divorce Take?

An uncontested divorce can be finalized as soon as 60 days after filing. However, it may take longer to finalize an uncontested divorce if there are issues with the paperwork or if the court is backed up.

What Are the Requirements for an Uncontested Divorce?

The requirements for an uncontested divorce in Mississippi include:

  • One spouse must be a resident of Mississippi for at least 6 months before filing
  • The parties must have agreed on all of the issues related to the divorce
  • The parties must agree to sign the divorce decree
  • The parties must agree to have the divorce granted on the grounds of irreconcilable differences
  • There must be no minor children of the marriage
  • The wife cannot be pregnant
  • The parties must agree on the division of all of their property

If you and your spouse meet all of these requirements, you may be eligible for an uncontested divorce. An attorney can help you determine if an uncontested divorce is right for you.

What Is the Process for Getting an Uncontested Divorce?

The process for getting an uncontested divorce in Mississippi involves the following steps:

  1. Filing the complaint for divorce
  2. Serving the other party with the complaint for divorce
  3. Waiting the required amount of time for the other party to respond
  4. Filing the agreement
  5. Attending the final hearing

The process for getting an uncontested divorce is relatively simple and straightforward. However, it is important to note that there are strict deadlines and requirements that must be followed. If you fail to meet these deadlines or requirements, your divorce may be delayed or denied.

Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?

You are not required to have a lawyer to get an uncontested divorce in Mississippi. However, it is highly recommended that you have a lawyer to ensure that your rights are protected and that the divorce is handled correctly. An attorney can help you with all aspects of your divorce, including filing the paperwork, serving the other party, and attending the final hearing.

How Can a Lawyer Help with an Uncontested Divorce?

An attorney can help with an uncontested divorce in the following ways:

  • Helping you determine if an uncontested divorce is right for you
  • Preparing and filing the necessary paperwork
  • Serving the other party with the complaint for divorce
  • Ensuring that all deadlines and requirements are met
  • Representing you at the final hearing

These are just a few of the ways that an attorney can help with an uncontested divorce. An attorney can also answer any questions you may have and guide you through the process from start to finish.

Why Choose Chinn & Associates, PC?

At Chinn & Associates, PC, we understand how difficult it can be to go through a divorce. We are here to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible. We have helped hundreds of clients in Hinds County with their divorce cases. We will handle all of the legal aspects of your case so that you can focus on moving forward.

Our Jackson Uncontested Divorce Attorneys Can Help

If you are considering an uncontested divorce, we can help. today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced divorce attorneys. We will review your case and help you determine the best way to move forward.

To speak with a Jackson uncontested divorce attorney, give us a call at (601) 202-5594 or contact us online today.

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Founder of Chinn & Associates, Mark A. Chinn is a seasoned Jackson, Mississippi family law attorney who has dedicated his career to helping clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. He is dedicated to using his talent and experience to empower his clients to lead the lives they want to lead.

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