Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

The legal difference Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested is:

  • In an uncontested divorce, the couple agrees on the terms of the divorce such as child/spousal support and division of assets.
  • In a contested divorce, the couple disagrees on all or some terms of the divorce.


Couple are generally divorcing because they are not getting along well together for one or another reason. When it comes to divorce, the issue of time, money and rational dealing with problem must take place.

Uncontested Divorce vs. contested will mean how much your will cost, how long divorce would take, how much stress you  and your children will have. Contested divorce is so much more expensive that uncontested divorce cost, not even comparable. Uncontested divorce is faster and stress free.

If you are committed to uncontested sometimes called amicable divorce, you will be able to reach an agreement with your spouse. Either you can come to arrangement between yourselves. You can get a help of an attorney for confusing for your situation divorce issues. If you are not certain how to divide your property, how to plan child custody and visitation, spousal support you might need legal advice.

We are different than other law firm in the way we approach your situation and help as much as you need. We do not require a retainer agreement if you need just little help and guidance. We can give you legal advice and guide you through the possible scenarios applicable to your situation.  If you are to busy to dedicate your valuable time for the divorce document preparation, our experienced paralegal will undertake this task for paralegal price.

Can the  uncontested divorce become contested? In LegalDocsA2Z it did not happened too often. However, there is a possibility your spouse can change his/her “tune” and to contest your divorce. Your spouse can contest divorce until the judgment is has been entered. We can help you in this situation as well, but it would be longer process with the judge making decision.