What is an uncontested divorce?

By February 13, 2019

What is an uncontested divorce & how do I obtain one?

Uncontested divorces are the most popular in England & Wales. Uncontested simply means a divorce that is amicable and has been agreed by both parties.

Uncontested divorces are much easier to obtain as it requires less paperwork, time, money and hassle. It generally takes about 6 months to complete an uncontested divorce and you are able to use an online divorce service. This can save you thousands of pounds.

In general uncontested divorces are know as the Quick and Cheap way to get divorced.

What role does the respondent play in an uncontested divorce?

The reason a divorce can become contested is due to the respondent not agreeing to the divorce petition. Therefore, the respondent plays a massive part in an uncontested divorce as their response to the divorce petition decides which route the divorce will follow.

The respondent will receive an acknowledgement of service document in the post. This is where they will sign to say they agree or defend the divorce petition. If they agree the divorce will be filed as an uncontested divorce. If the respondent decided to disagree and defend the petition then it will be filed as a contested divorce.

What are the benefits of an uncontested divorce?

There are so many benefits to obtaining an uncontested divorce. It’s much cheaper and can save you on average £750, in fact it’s actually the cheapest way to get divorced in the uk.

It tends to be a quicker process as long as there are no delays in signing relevant paperwork. There is a lot less stress involved making the process that little bit easier for you and no court attendance is required!

The whole process is rather straightforward and results in a simple divorce.

How can Quicke divorce help?

We offer a number of divorce packages to suit your needs and budget. Our solicitors have over 10 years of experience and are highly qualified. They will obtain your decree absolute and provide you with a stress-free experience.

You will be able to track your entire divorce online and receive constant updates via your online login. This gives you peace of mind and saves you having to take time out of your day to chase up your case.

Will will save you over £750 compared to your local high street solicitor without compromising on the service you receive.

Contact one of our friendly and professional advisors today on 01793 384 032 to get your divorce started.


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