Uncontested Divorce Attorney Bethesda, Maryland

Skilled negotiation of your settlement agreement that saves time and money

Uncontested divorce is the simplest and most cost-effective form of divorce, but it’s not always easy to achieve. It requires that husband and wife reach an agreement prior to filing on all matters related to the divorce, including child custody, child support, visitation, alimony and property division. A spouse might be tempted to comment, “If we could agree on all that, we probably wouldn’t be getting divorced.” That’s why the services of a skilled and experienced uncontested divorce attorney are so important. The Bethesda legal team at The Law Office of Stacy B. Talbott works with you to ensure that you have every opportunity to avoid a trial by reaching a workable and lasting settlement of your divorce issues.

Finding agreement in Bethesda, Maryland uncontested divorce

The Law Office of Stacy B. Talbott works closely with you to identify and prioritize your goals for your uncontested divorce settlement. Her even temperament and good humor allow her to engage difficult opponents while her thoughtful analysis provides the groundwork for practical, measurable progress. Though Ms. Talbott works to diffuse emotionally charged issues, she maintains her resolve to assert and protect your rights. Since 1983, Ms. Talbott has demonstrated the capacity and composure to work through difficult divorce issues toward mutually beneficial uncontested divorce settlement agreements.

Uncontested divorce process in Bethesda, Maryland

The process for uncontested divorce in Maryland is not much more than a formality in which the court affirms the settlement agreement the spouses have already signed. The process of reaching that agreement can involve a traditional negotiation where each party has an attorney, or mediation or collaborative divorce, where parties work together cooperatively to come to agreement. The Law Office of Stacy B. Talbott is experienced in all methods of dispute resolution and can advise you which process is best suited to your circumstances.  Maryland now recognizes a Mutual Consent divorce.  There is no separation period required and if the spouses have signed a comprehensive Agreement and both wish to be divorced, the Court will enter a divorce even if you are still living together.

Limited divorce

A limited divorce, also known as a legal separation, can give some of the benefits of divorce to couples who, for whatever reason, are not ready to finalize an absolute divorce. If you are having difficulty resolving your divorce issues with your spouse, a limited divorce can be an intermediate step. In many cases, the legal separation agreement can be the basis for your uncontested divorce settlement agreement later on.

Contact a skilled uncontested divorce lawyer in Bethesda, Maryland

To schedule a confidential, no-obligation consultation with The Law Office of Stacy B. Talbott, call 301-637-8527 or contact her Bethesda, MD office online.

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