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Carlsbad Uncontested Divorce

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When a couple wishes to divorce and can amicably agree on major issues such as property division, they can save time and money by filing for uncontested divorce. Our Carlsbad family lawyer can determine if you are eligible for an uncontested divorce and represent you in family court so you can rest assured that your rights are being protected by a legal professional.

The Carson Law Group consistently provides clients with the power to make informed decisions about their future while offering knowledgeable advocacy in court. You have certain rights when it comes to family law, and we work hard to protect them.

Find out if you qualify for an uncontested divorce in California. Contact our firm to speak with a divorce attorney in Carlsbad today (760) 263-6915!

What Is Considered Uncontested Divorce in CA?

In California, uncontested divorce is also known as a summary dissolution. With an uncontested divorce, either you and your spouse agree on all aspects of the divorce, including property division and parenting issues, or your spouse does not disagree with your decisions and will likely not file any complaints in court.

How Long Does An Uncontested Divorce Take in California?

Typically, uncontested divorce in California can take 6 months from the date the person filing for divorce lets their spouse know about the filing. There is a mandatory waiting period required by California law that no couple can be legally divorced before the 6 month waiting period ends.

However, the divorce process can take longer than 6 months depending on your circumstances. We recommend you reach out to our experienced Carlsbad divorce lawyer so you can get this processes taken care of in the shortest amount of time possible,

How Do You Qualify for an Uncontested Divorce in CA?

Requirements for an uncontested divorce in California include:

  • One spouse has been a California resident at least six months
  • One spouse has been a resident of the county at least three months
  • There are no minor children
  • Neither spouse is pregnant
  • The marriage lasted less than five years
  • Neither spouse has real property
  • Unpaid debts do not exceed $6,000
  • The couple's marital assets total less than $38,000
  • All assets and debts are settled
  • Neither spouse is seeking alimony

You will need to sign all relevant documents and review the summary dissolution information booklet so you understand what to expect and what is expected of you.

Learn How We Can Help You With the Uncontested Divorce Process

While no attorney is required since an uncontested divorce will avoid a court hearing, it is highly advisable that you speak with a qualified Carlsbad family law attorney so you fully understand if you meet all the necessary requirements and file all papers correctly so as to take as little times as possible.

Get in touch with the Carson Law Group and for a free consultation regarding your uncontested divorce in California. Call (760) 263-6915 or contact us online!

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