One of the most popular questions I get “how long will my divorce take?” I’m a DuPage County family law attorney. I know people want to move on as fast as possible Many times, an uncontested divorce can take little more than one month.
This article is about the DuPage County uncontested divorce process.
What’s the DuPage County Uncontested Divorce Process?
- Engage lawyer: I learn a bit out your case. I quote a flat fee. We sign a contract.
- Information gathering: You fill out some forms. You send the forms to me.
- Document preparation and review: I prepare documents. You review them. You give the OK.
- Document signing: I send instructions with all the documents and forms both of you need to sign. You sign them, and email them back to me.
- Case filing: I file the case and get a date to finalize the divorce. The date to finalize the divorce is called a “prove up” date.
- Prove up: I go with you to the prove up. You must be there. Your spouse may be there. No phones/cameras in court – see all the security rules.
Other Useful Information
Keeping int simple is good. But people do have questions. You might want to check out my DuPage County Uncontested Divorce FAQ section, and these articles I wrote:
Starting a divorce:
In truth, you don’t need to know all those steps. You cam simply contact me about DuPage County uncontested divorce and we can get started. I can help you navigate the necessary issues. You spouse may be happy you are taking an amicable approach. Many times I have helped clients saves tens of thousands of dollars by getting them through divorce while trying to minimize the financial and emotion stress.