The term “uncontested divorce” is usually used to describe a divorce in which husband and wife agree on all of the terms. A “contested divorce” describes a divorce where there is not full agreement on all the terms.
An uncontested divorce is simpler to complete and less expensive. Even with an uncontested divorce, all the documents reflecting the agreement need to be done correctly. If documents are done wrong, there can be serious problems later on in life. The basic documents of an uncontested and contested divorce are the same. Attorney fees for an uncontested divorce can be minimal if there is full agreement on all issues.
In contrast, a contested divorce requires a third party to resolve some of the disputed issues. The third party can include mediation, arbitration, or a trial with a judge. Arbitration and mediation are considered “alternative dispute resolution methods.
If you are facing an uncontested divorce we can quote a flat rate for attorney fee. Call us for an exact quote. If you are facing a contested matter, we will work hard to resolve the can as quickly and efficiently as we can without sacrificing your rights.
If you are facing an uncontested or contested divorce, a good divorce attorney is not optional, it is a requirement! Our attorneys can answer your questions with straight talk. Having the right divorce attorney on your side can relieve your stress during this difficult situation. Our attorneys have over 95 years of divorce experience. If needed, our attorneys have extensive divorce trial experience. If there is a dispute we will try to resolve it logically. If we can we will recommend different alternative dispute methods or a trial. Typical fees to retain attorney for an uncontested divorce case can be as low as 1,000 dollars. Considering the seriousness of this life changing event, it is extremely important to retain the services of an experienced attorney in the area of divorce.
Krupp Law Offices P.C. is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and has the right divorce attorney for you. We represent clients in all divorce matters throughout West Michigan, , including the cities of Grand Rapids, Big Rapids, Ionia, Grand Haven, Stanton, Greenville, Wayland, Allegan, Holland, Newaygo, White Cloud, Fremont, Coopersville, Hastings, Middleville, Wyoming, and Rockford including Kent County, Ottawa County, Newaygo County, Ionia County, Mecosta County, Barry County, Montcalm County, and Allegan County Michigan.