UNCONTESTED DIVORCE- WHATS IS THAT?
What is an uncontested divorce?
Believe it or not 90% of the divorces we are encounter are simply two parties who just do not fight anymore and want to divorce amicably.
An uncontested divorce is one where a married couple reaches agreement on all issues, which includes the division of their assets, debts, arrangements regarding minor children and the payment of maintenance.
This can be achieved through spouses with the assistance of their legal representatives or attended mediation, or simply the parties have already reached agreement on various aspects before coming to see a divorce attorney/lawyer. An uncontested divorce is usually finalised between one to three months, depending on the complexity of issues.
Advantages of the uncontested route
An amicable approach by individuals is encouraged for various reasons, which reasons include:
The process for uncontested divorces
At Tim van Rooyen Attorneys we are specialists divorce attorneys/lawyers in Port Elizabeth we use our wealth of knowledge and experience to assist individuals reach settlement.
The agreements required in an uncontested divorce are as follows:
Once all those steps are complete, the attorney will arrange the court date for the hearing and accompany you to Court for granting of the final decree of divorce.
Why use Tim van Rooyen Attorneys for your uncontested divorce?
Although it may be tempting for you to approach the Court directly and handle your own uncontested divorce, it is strongly recommended that you consult with one of our divorce law specialists first.
Incorrect legal advice regarding the division of assets may lead to dire implications. For example unenforceability of orders pertaining to pension/provident funds and retirement annuities in instances when the wording does not comply with the strict requirements of the Pension Funds Act.
Every step of the way, we will provide the necessary legal advice to ensure full compliance with legislation as well as ensuring you get the best possible outcome. Our attorneys focus on achieving results for our clients in the most cost-effective manner.
Whether it’s assistance with mediating disputes, drafting divorce agreements or assisting with the process in Court, Tim van Rooyen Attorneys can assist you.
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Timothy van Rooyen Port Elizabeth Attorney, He has extensive knowledge in the industry, specialising in Divorce Law.