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Uncontested Divorces and Children

There are two forms of divorce that people can be categorized under, contested or uncontested. Contested is considered to be the more difficult divorce that is more likely to end in a court hearing in order to fight for property, custody and the like. This category means that the divorcing couples are unable to come to an agreement about their divorce, and ultimately are unwilling to settle. An uncontested divorce means that the spouses, though wanting to part ways, are willing to do so in a matter that is peaceful and both parties are prepared to compromise where necessary.

A divorce itself is a trying process, though in the event that there are children involved, the process can become more complicating. When there are children involved the couples will have to work through details such as child custody and child support. If the couple is unwilling to come to a compromise, the court may then be left to decide what is in the best interest of the children as opposed to giving one parent their way.

During an uncontested divorce, the couples will have the chance to work through what they feel is best for their children and create a custody arrangement accordingly. Here they will be able to decide a schedule that is fitting for both themselves and the children and overall create a plan for the custody that will allow the child to be well loved and taken care of.

While an uncontested divorce may be ideal for those couples that are in the place of wanting to stay friends after the split, this may not always be the case. If one spouse is abusive, or there are other extenuating circumstances such as severe disabilities, or debt, etc. the options may vary. In the event that you and your spouse are considering a divorce, contact The Meyers Law Group today to discuss the best method for you. We want to walk you through this process, please don’t hesitate to call us!