Uncontested Divorce

Flat Fee Services Uncontested DivorceTransition into the next phase of your life through an amicable, low-conflict uncontested divorce.

An uncontested divorce can be utilized by married couples who have agreed on divorce and have settled the major aspects of their divorce-related issues including custody, division of property or assets, and alimony before hiring an attorney. Uncontested divorce is known to ease transitions, expedite the legal process, and decrease the final cost of filing.

Pursuing a divorce, even when uncontested, is not an easy process to face alone. Hiring trusted representation that holds your best interests at heart will be essential to the emotional and financial success of your divorce as well as the start of your next chapter. Pepitone Family Law’s team of established uncontested divorce attorneys are dedicated to understanding your family’s specific needs and providing you with the information required to make the most educated decisions for your future.

Ashley Pepitone, founding attorney of Pepitone Family Law and a member of the Amicable Divorce Network, has had tremendous success helping uncontested divorcing couples achieve resolution while maintaining mutual respect, understanding, and compassion for each other. To help guide couples through the process of low-conflict divorce she has developed the Uncontested Divorce Workbook that prepares and supports divorcing couples through the process and enables them to create new beginnings.

Uncontested Divorce Workbook

Uncontested Divorce Workbook

The decision to try to divorce amicably is wise and commendable. We invite you to download this guide so you have the information you need to prepare your divorce documents.

“The decision to divorce is not an easy one to make. The decision to try to do so amicably is wise and commendable.”

-Ashley Pepitone, founding attorney, Pepitone Family Law

Qualify for an Uncontested Divorce in Georgia

What clients hope to be an uncontested divorce is not always a true uncontested divorce. Simply because a divorcing couple agrees on aspects of their split and wants to reach a fair resolution, doesn’t necessarily qualify them for uncontested divorce but would lead them to be great candidates for the amicable divorce process. Working with an amicable divorce attorney is the best way to uncover the details of your case that may require additional mediation.

Requirements for uncontested divorce vary by state. Working with an attorney who specializes in low-conflict proceedings is the best way to navigate the legal system and ensure your case is filed correctly. In Georgia, there are three main criteria required to qualify for an uncontested divorce.

  • State residency: One or both individuals must have lived within Georgia for a minimum of six months.
  • Agreement on the reason for your divorce: Both parties must have agreed on the grounds for the divorce. Georgia accepts both “no-fault” and “fault” grounds, with the majority of uncontested divorces pursuing a “no-fault’ complaint.
  • Agreement on the issues in your case: Elements of a marriage will vary by each couple but decisions should be settled between the parties prior to filing and uncontested divorce. Agreements may include child custody, division of real estate and personal property, child support, and alimony payments.

Find the Right Uncontested Divorce Attorney

The appeal of uncontested divorce for many is the opportunity to avoid the courtroom and minimize conflict. While divorce and division of assets is complex and requires a thorough understanding of state laws and procedures, filing an uncontested divorce in Georgia can eliminate much of the stress and strain surrounding the process, expedite the timeline for filing, and minimize costs.

There is a significant amount of paperwork involved in the divorce process, and working with a qualified uncontested divorce attorney will ensure all details and materials are filed accurately. Depending on the specifics of a family’s needs there may be slightly differing legal procedures or considerations, such as couples with children or extensive assets. Parties will be required to complete the complaint will all details pertaining to your residency, grounds for divorce, and the marital settlement. While uncontested divorce eliminates the need to dispute agreements within the court system, the complaint must still be filed with the county clerk of court.

Remove the hassle of paperwork and logistics to give you and your family the ability to turn a new leaf with as little stress as possible by working with an uncontested divorce attorney.

Uncontested Divorce Flat Fee Services

Pepitone Family Law provides flat fee servicing which allows for tremendous transparency and peace of mind when navigating the cost of your divorce. While each case is unique and will be quoted according to the specific details involved, our uncontested divorce fee categories leave you with clear expectations and peace of mind.

Simple Uncontested Divorce

A simple uncontested divorce involves the disposition of limited marital assets and does not involve child custody or support.

Moderate Uncontested Divorce

A moderate uncontested divorce involves the disposition of marital assets which are more complex in nature and may involve child custody or support.

Complex Uncontested Divorce

A complex uncontested divorce involves the disposition of the most complex varieties of marital assets such as marital businesses, multiple properties and investment accounts, complicated custody schedules or spousal support structures.

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Focused on Your Future

At Pepitone Family Law we are committed to providing our clients with an ethical and transparent approach to low-conflict divorce that allows both parties to look forward to the next step in life. Ashley Pepitone is a Certified Amicable Divorce Professional who holds two additional specialty designations from the Amicable Divorce Network, a global organization of vetted divorce professionals.

Trust the team at Pepitone Family Law to support you through an uncontested divorce with empathy, compassion, and expertise.