How Does Divorce Work?

How Divorce Works

Contested and Uncontested Divorce

What are the differences between contested divorce and uncontested divorce? In an uncontested divorce both parties in the divorce lawsuit must come to an agreement and have filled out and signed off on all the appropriate divorce documents stating that they have come to an agreement on all things related to the marriage and to the divorce. In most uncontested divorce cases the parties only need to fill out a few simple forms such as a divorce settlement agreement, marriage settlement agreement or a petition for divorce form.

 

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How divorce affects children.

Children and Divorce

How Divorce Affects Children

Divorce affects children in many different ways depending on their age and mental capacity to understand anything other than their world is falling apart as they know it. Divorce affects children between the ages of 2 through early adulthood and could lead to long lasting anger and behavioral issues well into adulthood. Younger children who are not fully able to understand what divorce actually is seem to be affected the most. Tweens or children under 17 can also be affected greatly even though they are old enough to understand...

 

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Starting over with your life after divorce.

Life After Divorce

Starting Over After Divorce

Life after divorce can be complicated for both you, your spouse and your children. This applies to both contested and uncontested divorce cases. No matter if your divorce was contested or uncontested the challenges of a new way of life and learning to do things on a different schedule and in a different way can be challenging for all parties involved.

You, your spouse and your children will have to learn a new way of life after your divorce is final. This will be the case if you complete your own divorce forms or not.
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Online Divorce Forms & Instructions.

Our divorce forms and instructions are designed to give you free information on how to file for an uncontested divorce in the United States. You can download our free divorce forms and instructional paperwork to complete a do-it-yourself divorce, pro se divorce or more commonly called an uncontested divorce in the United States. Our online divorce kit is always free to download and use. We do not require you to pay a fee, register an email address or create an account to download our divorce papers and instructions documents.

Each state divorce packet includes easy to read and understand instructions on how to complete your divorce forms and file them with the family court system as well as answer common questions you and most people have about divorce in general. Our divorce forms packet may be used in both same and opposite sex marriages.

We offer convenient links to the family court systems for each state. These court websites are run and maintained by each state government. Our website is not affiliated with ANY state government or entity. We provide these links to our visitors so they may have quick access to any new or recently changed divorce laws, forms or instructions. Click here to visit your state family court website.

In order for you to use our free divorce forms and instructions, you and your spouse must both agree on the terms and conditions of your divorce. You must also meet the residency requirements for the state or territory in which you are filing for divorce. These types of divorce are commonly referred to as uncontested divorces or simple divorces. An uncontested divorce means that you and your spouse agreed on the terms and conditions of your divorce. This will apply to both opposite and same sex marriages. This includes custody of your children, financial support of your children, spousal support, property and assets division, among other things that may or may not be applicable to your divorce case. If you and or your spouse do NOT agree on the terms and conditions of your divorce and everything listed above, then your divorce will be considered a contested divorce. In contested divorce cases it is always highly recommended that you consult with an attorney. The last thing you want to do in a contested divorce case is NOT have an attorney represent you. Divorce law and terminology can be complicated and confusing. An attorney can help you navigate through this type of divorce and legal lingo. Contested divorces can be expensive and easily cost you thousands of dollars in legal fees. Click here to review the differences between an uncontested divorce and a contested divorce. You may click here to review the most common questions people have about divorce in the United States. You may use our free divorce information and forms website to download online divorce forms with instructions free of charge 24 hours a day.

We never charge a fee to download our online divorce papers or use our divorce website. Our free divorce forms packet includes all of the necessary divorce forms and instructions in both PDF and Word DOC and DOCX document formats. You will need to have software installed on your computer, tablet or mobile device with the ability to view and print PDF files as well as DOC and DOCX files in order to use our divorce forms packet. This software is usually included with your computer, tablet or mobile device. The software may also be downloaded free on the Internet as well as the Google Play and Apple stores.

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