Uncontested Divorce

If you and your spouse are able to come to the same conclusion that just because a marriage ends in divorce, that does not mean you have to abandon rationality, then consider saving your money, time, and energy by filing an uncontested divorce.

Frequently Asked Questions in an Uncontested Divorce

What is an uncontested divorce?

An uncontested divorce is a dissolution of marriage case in which both parties are in complete agreement as to every aspect of their divorce, including asset distribution, debt allocation, maintenance, and, if children are involved, custody and support. You may have also heard terminology like non-contested divorce, amicable divorce, or cooperative divorce used when describing this type of dissolution case, all of which are synonymous with my preferred wording, uncontested divorce.

How long does an uncontested divorce take?

Easily under two months, some as little as 31 days. I can't control how long it takes the spouses to review the paperwork I have prepared to facilitate their divorce, of course, but once I have all of the signed pleadings in my office, along with the filing fee, you'll be about 45 days away from being divorced.

How much does an uncontested divorce cost?

Representation for an uncontested divorce without children starts at $650. If children are involved, the fee starts at $850. Either way, there is also a filing fee (usually $150) that will be paid at a later date, when we are ready to file the case.

Where do you have to live to use this service?

Anywhere, really, so long as one party is a resident of Missouri. If either you or your spouse have been a Missouri resident for at least ninety days, you can take advantage of my uncontested divorce service.

Uncontested Divorce Checklist

Click here to find out if your case qualifies for a flat-fee uncontested divorce.