DeKalb County Uncontested Divorce
A DeKalb County uncontested divorce is the fastest, cheapest and least stressful way to divorce. Few divorce cases, including uncontested divorces, are free from disagreement. However, in an uncontested divorce, the disagreements are worked out prior to filing, thus simplifying the divorce proceedings, lowering your costs, and keeping much of your personal information out of the proceedings and off the public record.
We represent and assist clients needing a DeKalb County uncontested divorce only in cases without minor children. If you need DeKalb County divorce information, just call (770) 794-3220 for a free telephone consultation. You will speak to an experienced Georgia divorce attorney who will assess your situation and give you some ideas to help you with your situation. To better assist you, we recommend that you first complete our Client Inquiry Form.
Specifics about a DeKalb County Uncontested Divorce
Typically, in a DeKalb County Uncontested Divorce, if you have an attorney to represent you, you do not have to appear in court to complete the divorce if minor children are not involved. However, a court hearing may be required to complete the divorce if minor children are involved. But, the decision of whether you must appear in court to complete an uncontested divorce in DeKalb County is up to the judge to whom your case is assigned. Judge Seeliger normally requires a brief court hearing for all divorces.
If there must be a hearing to complete the divorce, we will appear at the hearing with you and typically there will be an appearance fee charged (usually $200). We will not know whether a final hearing is going to be required until the divorce case is officially filed and a judge assigned.
Cost of a DeKalb County Uncontested Divorce
Our fee for a DeKalb County uncontested divorce is $425 for uncontested divorce cases that do not involve minor children. Our fee does not include the court costs which are $250 in DeKalb County.
We e-file all of the uncontested divorce documents in DeKalb County divorce cases and the filing fee and all e-filing costs are included in the court costs of $250. E-filing helps us move the divorce case through the DeKalb County court system more rapidly.
Military Uncontested Divorce in DeKalb County
We handle a substantial number of uncontested divorces for active duty or retired military service members or their spouses. The costs of a military uncontested divorce in DeKalb County is the same as for a civilian uncontested divorce.
DeKalb County Publication Divorce
We also offer representation in Publication Divorces in DeKalb County. Publication cases cost more and take a little longer than an uncontested divorce due to the extra steps required for the publication and the cost of the actual publication in the newspaper.
- Georgia Child Support Calculation
- Georgia Parenting Plan Information
- Divorce Information Books
- Georgia Superior Court Clerks Cooperative Authority
Domestic Relations Financial Affidavits
Sometimes, the judge to whom your uncontested divorce case is assigned will require that both you and your spouse complete and submit a Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit (DRFA). The DRFA is especially important in divorces that involve minor children. This is a standard form that is used to provide a wide variety of financial information to the Court. This is not required by every judge but we are providing the form to you so that you will have easy access to it if needed. Below is a link to the Domestic Relations Financial Affidavit in a blank form format and also as a fillable (soft) form. Either one of these can be used for any divorce case in Georgia. Both have some instructions included.
DeKalb County Divorce Information:
- Clerk of Superior Court of DeKalb County
- DeKalb County Superior Court Judges
- DeKalb County Mediation
- DeKalb County Tax Assessor
- Parenting Seminar for DeKalb County Divorce Cases
- Online Case Search for DeKalb County
- DeKalb County Sheriff's Department
- DeKalb County Courthouse Location
DeKalb County Divorce Frequently Asked Questions
The cost of divorce in Georgia does not have to be expensive. We strive to provide every client with a fast, affordable Georgia uncontested divorce. In an uncontested divorce, for example, the parties have agreed in advance how to divide marital property, allocate debts, arrange for custody of minor children, and set child and spousal support. To schedule your personal consultation with divorce attorney Robert L. Jones, contact us online or call toll-free at (855) 353-4727.
Uncontested divorce can be a great fit for military families who have limited time and financial resources and need to get the process completed inexpensively, correctly and quickly. With the increased schedule demands on military families it can seem almost impossible. Attorney Robert Jones helps military families work through the special legal and financial issues to resolve their divorce as efficiently and affordably as possible. Mr. Jones has over twenty years experience representing clients in Georgia divorces and he served on active duty for 8 years himself.
Fast, Inexpensive Uncontested Divorce
At the Law Office of Robert L. Jones, we combine thorough and comprehensive divorce and family law legal services with efficiency, speed, and low costs. Contact a lawyer or call (855) 353-4727, (770) 794-3220 or (912) 215-7677 today. We practice in most of the Metro Atlanta counties as well as many other Georgia counties beyond the Metro Atlanta area.