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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce: Learn the Difference from Our Skilled Legal Team

Both types of divorces require lawyers who care about you personally

Divorce is, by nature, a troubling and stressful process for the entire family. As divorce attorneys serving Daytona Beach & Ormond Beach, we at Mara & Mara understand the emotional toll your divorce takes on you, and we strive to assist divorcing parties reach agreements as amicably as possible. We take the time to get to know you personally and assess your specific case to find an agreement that works best for you and your children.

Contested divorces arise over several key issues

When sensitive issues lead to contested divorce, you’ll need to work with a divorce lawyer. Contested divorces require court appearances and generally revolve around any of the following issues:

  • Custody of children
  • Division of marital assets
  • Spousal support
  • Child support
  • Allocation of debts
  • Division of property

It’s almost always preferable to avoid a contested divorce, as the court appearances for such events are both costly and time-consuming. An experienced attorney can help you reach an agreement in an uncontested divorce, a divorce in which both parties settle outside of court. In many cases, both parties find that uncontested divorces significantly reduce the strain on the rest of the family.

Our lawyers seek smooth settlements in Daytona Beach & Ormond Beach

The lawyers from Mara & Mara understand the emotions that go with divorce proceedings. We provide a personal approach to divorce law that comforts you throughout the process and keeps you calm even when addressing the more sensitive issues in your divorce. Our counsel also provides you with benefits that include:

  • Less time spent in court. We seek to settle as many divorces out of the courtroom as possible to reduce the strain on your family.
  • Lower costs. Divorces are expensive, but less time spent in court means lower legal fees.
  • Fair settlements about sensitive issues. If litigation is necessary for your divorce, we fight on your behalf to seek a fair resolution with child custody, child support and other positive outcomes.

Contact a dedicated legal team for trusted legal aid in Daytona Beach & Ormond Beach

Let us handle your paperwork and courtroom advocacy so that you can concentrate on your family’s needs. Contact Mara & Mara, Attorneys at Law today at 386.310.2685 or through our website. We proudly serve families in Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Seville, Barberville, Palm Coast and the surrounding areas.