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An uncontested divorce is one in which both spouse can respectfully come to an agreement over the various terms of the divorce contract. In general, uncontested divorces are faster and simpler than contested divorces, because there is no need for lengthy legal proceedings and the associated higher costs.

That being said, an uncontested divorce is simpler than a contested divorce only if you complete the process correctly. If your divorce agreement fails to clearly detail all aspects of the divorce, you could leave your rights vulnerable, or find that your uncontested divorce is invalid in court. You deserve to have a skilled legal professional to help you avoid common pitfalls and quickly move forward.

Why Choose This Divorce Attorney?

Here are a few good reasons to choose our divorce lawyer:

  • Experienced, one-on-one legal support
  • Individualized & creative solutions
  • Free case review to go over your legal options

The Layfield Law Firm has helped many people throughout Louisiana in their divorce cases. Beau Layfield understands that many divorces are far from amicable and may require complex litigation to resolve. However, he also knows a great number of divorces are capable of being settled agreeably, leaving both spouses satisfied with their post-separation arrangement. His goal is to help you navigate your divorce proceedings for your best interest and maximize the likelihood of an uncontested separation.

The Uncontested Divorce Process in Baton Rouge

If you are represented by a proven lawyer in your uncontested divorce, this will simplify the process, making for an outcome that is surprisingly quick and easy. In a nutshell, an uncontested divorce will often go as follows:

  • At least one must spouse has to have resided in Louisiana for six months or more
  • Prepare and file your divorce agreement that clearly delineates the terms of alimony, custody, support, etc.
  • Attend the divorce court hearing where your divorce is swiftly approved and finalized

If you and your spouse are seeking a divorce, and have agreed upon the various issues related to your separation, contact a capable divorce attorney to help you expedite your petition approval.

Take the first step to finding trusted legal counsel today! The firm offers a free case evaluation to all prospective clients in the Baton Rouge area. Contact our family law firm today to request yours: (225) 283-1374.