Why is Uncontested Divorce preferable to a Contested Divorce?

Uncontested divorce is vastly preferable to a contested divorce provided that the parties are capable of getting along. Uncontested divorce is good for the following reasons.

  1. It keeps things amicable: You may be getting a divorce but there’s no need to be nasty to each other. 
  2.  It’s much quicker.  Uncontested divorces can be finalized in as little as 30 days in certain circumstances.
  3. It’s cheaper.  Most contested divorces START at $5,000 and can often cost in excess of $10,000.  Even the most complicated Uncontested divorces can often be finalized for less than $2,500 including court costs.