Resolving Any Disputes And Making It Official
In Pennsylvania, spouses can get divorced with minimal delay and expense through a no-fault divorce, also known as an uncontested divorce. A qualified family law attorney can draw up the papers, review a proposed settlement or help resolve any outstanding issues.
At Lavery Law, we are dedicated to protecting your interests while helping you expedite your divorce with minimal time and legal expense. Our experienced divorce lawyer addresses the critical details that will avoid future disputes. We represent men and women in the greater Harrisburg area and surrounding counties of central Pennsylvania.
Uncontested Divorce In Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania, a no-fault divorce does not require any evaluation of who did what to whom. If both spouses consent to the divorce, they can file the papers to dissolve the marriage after a 90-day waiting period. One party can also obtain a no-fault divorce without the other spouse’s consent if they have lived separate and apart for at least two years. Although it is not necessary to prove grounds, the parties must agree on, or the court must resolve, all issues before they can obtain a no-fault divorce. The marital settlement must cover:
Harrisburg Uncontested Divorce Attorneys
We will sit down with you to review your “kitchen table” agreement to see if all of the relevant issues are in fact settled. Many couples discover that they have unresolved disputes or legal issues they had not contemplated. If you are committed to an amicable out-of-court solution, we can advise you in negotiations, or we can represent you in court if it is necessary for a judge to rule on specific matters. We can then draft your marital settlement agreement in the appropriate format to be submitted for the court’s approval after the 90-day period.
You still need to protect your interests even if you have modest assets and you are on good terms with your soon-to-be-ex. For careful analysis and proven advocacy, contact our Harrisburg office to schedule an initial phone consultation. You can reach us by phone at 717.233.6633 or via email.