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What is a No-Fault Divorce?

Do not make the mistake of assuming a no-fault divorce and an uncontested divorce are similar. In the case of no-fault divorce, the grounds are an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, incompatibility, irreconcilable differences or the typical separation. If any of the cases mentioned serve as grounds for the divorce, then it can be said that neither of the parties involved holds the other responsible.

In a no-fault divorce, the parties involved absolve each of the other from the blame of the breakdown of the marriage. Majority of no-fault divorces go uncontested since the agreement to attain a divorce was mutual.

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At Divorce Lawyer Alpharetta, We Simplify the Process

Why complicate divorce issues and turn them into stressful and costly situations? At Divorce Lawyer Alpharetta, we ensure that you do not waste your time and energy arguing about the cause of the split. With the state of Georgia being a no-fault divorce state, we can help you get a divorce by merely stating that the marriage is “irretrievably broken.”

In several cases, we have helped our clients resolved the matter of divorce in a simplified legal procedure to hasten the process. To qualify for a no-fault divorce, the following must be done:

  • A petition for dissolution of marriage or annulment must be filed. You can check with the local county clerk to obtain the form or better still approach us to help you deal with this. It would be better if you and your partner jointly filed for a petition of divorce to skip the next step.
  • In the case that you filled the form alone, then you must serve your partner with the petition of dissolution of marriage and a summons. (The state of Georgia has particular processes and rules on serving of papers so be sure to reach out to us on how best to accomplish this).
  • The partner being served the summons must also file an acceptance form that is, a response. If no response is filed, then the divorce goes into default judgment.
  • A waiting period is then established for the parties involved. During this time, you are expected to work on your Separation Agreement and also let a hearing date be decided by the court. At Divorce Lawyer Alpharetta, we can help you draw up a Marital Separation Agreement that befits the situation.
  • In the case that the divorce goes uncontested and a settlement has been reached by both parties that are deemed fair by the judge, then the divorce is granted.
  • In the case where the divorce is contested, or the judge deems the agreement as unfair, then the hearing could last for a more extended

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At Divorce Lawyer Alpharetta, our primary goal is to ensure that all our clients attain amicable solutions to any mediation or divorce matters. We carefully examine the issues surrounding the legal action for a divorce and ensure that we have plans in place to ensure the divorce action is granted with little to no hassle.

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