Experienced Uncontested Divorce Lawyers in Richmond, VA
In some cases, expedited procedures exist for uncontested divorces, sometimes referred to as a dissolution. In Richmond, Virginia uncontested divorces, the parties are in agreement on all matters, and the court serves to approve their Richmond divorce agreement. Even though both parties might agree on the terms of their uncontested divorce, there is still the need to have an experience Richmond divorce lawyer to provide legal guidance during the process to ensure Virginia divorce laws are followed and the Richmond, Virginia uncontested divorce is legal.
If you are thinking of filing for an uncontested divorce in Richmond, VA contact our experienced Richmond family lawyers for a legal consultation: 804.592.6636.
Richmond Uncontested Divorce Requirements:
- All of the issues have been agreed to by the parties; and
- The grounds are separation for the statutory period (no-fault), or a motion for a no-fault divorce will be made pursuant to Virginia Code § 20-121.02; and
- Child support, spousal support, child custody:
- are not requested; or if they are requested, there is a written and signed agreement, or both parties have signed the final divorce decree.
Virginia Divorce Laws: § 20-121.02. Decree of divorce without amended bill or amended cross-bill.
In any divorce suit wherein a bill of complaint or cross-bill prays for a divorce from the bonds of matrimony under § 20-91 or prays for a divorce from bed and board under § 20-95, at such time as there exists in either party’s favor grounds for a divorce from the bonds of matrimony under § 20-91 (9), either party may move the court wherein such divorce suit is pending for a divorce from the bonds of matrimony on the grounds set out in § 20-91 (9) without amending the bill of complaint or cross-bill.
Filing For An Uncontested Divorce in Richmond, Virginia
Our experienced Virginia family lawyers can provide legal assistance for uncontested divorces in Henrico County, and uncontested divorces in Chesterfield County as well as other areas in the Virginia Commonwealth.