It is important to understand the difference between a Contested Divorce and an Uncontested Divorce in DC.
An Uncontested Divorce is one in which all issues arising out of your marriage have been settled and there are no outstanding areas of disagreement between you and your spouse.
A Contested Divorce is one in which you are unable to reach an agreement as to all issues either on your own or with the assistance of a family law or divorce lawyer.
What are the benefits of an Uncontested Divorce in DC?
An Uncontested Divorce in the District of Columbia moves through the court system in a much quicker fashion than a Contested Divorce. It is also much less costly for both you and your spouse.
To file for an Uncontested Divorce in DC, all issues between you and your spouse must be resolved, which covers issues related to any property you have, including: