If both spouses in a divorce agree on everything, it seems like it would be a great idea to be represented by the same attorney, right? Well, it isn't quite that simple. While both parties can have meetings and conferences with the same attorney, they can't both actually be represented by the same attorney. It would be a conflict of interest for one attorney to actually represent both … [Read more...] about Can the Same Attorney Represent both my Spouse and I in our Uncontested Divorce?
There is a lot of confusion about the term "uncontested divorce". "Uncontested divorce" is sometimes used to mean "a divorce that has an agreement at the end of it, rather than a trial". In that sense, it is used to mean a "cooperative divorce". However, just because there isn't a trial, that does not mean that the divorce is uncontested. "Uncontested divorce" can also be used by some … [Read more...] about Uncontested Divorce… or Not?
Under Texas law, a divorce has to be on file for at least sixty days before it can be signed by a judge. Even though a decree can be signed on the 61st day, that doesn’t mean that it will be signed on the 61st day, although it is a possiblity if the divorce is an uncomplicated and agreed one. The specific legal requirements that need to be satisfied in a divorce take time. Everyone … [Read more...] about The 60 Waiting Period for Divorce in Texas (yes, that includes uncontested divorce)
An uncontested divorce is one in which both parties are in agreement about what is going to happen, and they cooperate in the process. Therefore, it is less expensive than a contested one and is completed more quickly. In an uncontested divorce, the parties are in agreement about the issues (division of assets/debts and custody/support/visitation of children). Since they are in … [Read more...] about Will Your Divorce be Uncontested?