Wednesday, December 5, 2012

How long does an uncontested divorce in Missouri take?

Short answer to that question is - it depends.  It depends on how quickly you provide the necessary information to your attorney, it depends on how quickly your attorney can draw up a comprehensive settlement agreement that you are happy with, it depends on how quickly you can get to your attorney's office to sign the final paperwork, etc.

I bill my uncontested divorces on a flat fee.  That being the case, delays do not make me money, they cost me time.  The quicker I can get the divorce filed, the quicker I can get it final.  If the process goes smoothly without delays, the entire divorce - from initial interview to final judgment - can be done in less than 60 days, and sometimes in as little as 35 days or so.  My website has a page dedicated to reviews from past clients, which also shows how long each anonymous client's uncontested divorce took to finalize.

I have no reason to push off finalizing the case.  I believe that flat fee billing promotes efficiency in uncontested matters, which is why I choose to bill that way.  Please feel free to visit my website for a uncontested divorce FAQ, which has more frequently asked questions relating to Missouri uncontested divorces.

Thank you for reading. Please feel free to contact me for more information.

Gerald W. Linnenbringer, Missouri Uncontested Divorce Attorney

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