Huntsville Divorce Lawyers – Divorce Attorneys in Huntsville
UNCONTESTED DIVORCE STARTING AT $290
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Our Huntsville divorce lawyers are currently offering discounted flat fees to handle your uncontested divorce in Madison County. An uncontested divorce is the cheapest and simplest way to get divorced in Alabama. As long as you and your spouse are in complete agreement about all of your marital issues then you can obtain a no fault or uncontested divorce. If you have already reached an agreement with your spouse then call us today at (256) 945-0502 for a cheap divorce in Huntsville.$290 for uncontested divorces without minor children of the marriage (does not include filing fee)$390 for uncontested divorces with minor children of the marriage (does not include filing fee).
This does not include the fee that a county charges to file your divorce. This filing fee varies depending on where you live, but it is approximately $337 in Madison County, which includes a small convenience fee for filing electronically. To get the process started we can mail or email you a questionnaire or you can fill one out online by going to the divorce questionnaire page. If you have any questions then call one of our Huntsville divorce lawyers for a consultation.
Quick & Cheap Divorce Lawyers in Huntsville, Alabama
If you are seeking a divorce in the Huntsville area then it is important to retain a local divorce attorney to handle your case. Even when considering a quick and cheap uncontested divorce, having a lawyer that knows the local requirements of your county
can ensure that everything is filed appropriately.The Madison County courts have certain local rules in an uncontested divorce filing that other counties do not have, and our divorce attorneys in Huntsville are familiar with these county specific requirements.
If you are interest in a contested divorce, then depending on your situation we may be able to quote you a flat fee to handle your filing. In a contested divorce, the process begins when one of you files a Complaint and has your spouse served with the paperwork. Once they are served, your spouse will have thirty days to file a response called an Answer. Once they file their Answer to your Complaint, then both sides can attempt to resolve their contested issues and if these disagreements cannot be resolved then the judge will decide these issues for both of you at a trial. If you are seeking a contested divorce then feel free to give our Huntsville attorney a call today for more information.
Professional, Easy & Cheap Divorce in Huntsville, Alabama
If you and your spouse have no contested issues, then you may be able to get a cheap divorce. To get a cheap divorce in Huntsville, you and your spouse must have reached an agreement. Filing an agreement when your divorce is filed is sometimes called an uncontested or no fault divorce. Our divorce lawyers in Huntsville are currently charging $290 or $390 for uncontested divorces, depending on whether you have minor children of the marriage or not.
To get one of our cheap divorces in Huntsville, both spouses must have already reached an agreement concerning all marital issues prior to the divorce being filed. Also, this is only for the attorney fees and does not include the filing fee that each court charges when a divorce is filed. This filing fee can very greatly from county to county, with the filing fee in Madison County currently a little over $337 (which includes a small convenience fee for filing a divorce electronically). This fee must be paid prior to us filling your uncontested divorce.Even in simple, uncontested divorce, it is important to retain a local divorce lawyer to prepare your documents. A local divorce attorney is needed since they are aware of the local requirements in your county. Where you file your divorce depends on many factors, and once you have spoken with our attorney we can determine where it is most appropriate to file.There are also certain clauses and language that may be required in your Settlement Agreement and other documents. This means that if you obtain divorce documents from an online document preparation company, instead of a local Huntsville divorce attorney, then their documents will not likely have the local language and clauses that are required by the Madison County judges.
For example, in Madison County the Answer must contain very specific language that is not required in other counties across the state. Most of the time, not having the correct language in the Answer can cause a simple, no fault divorce to be dismissed.If you reside in Huntsville, Madison, Meridianville, Harvest, Hazel Green, or New Hope, then your divorce will likely be filed in the Madison County Circuit Court. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County with the county courthouse being located in downtown Huntsville. Huntsville is located in Northern Alabama and borders Morgan County, Marshall County, Jackson County, and Limestone County.
Our Huntsville office is located on Memorial Parkway in Madison County, Alabama. We can counsel you through your divorce even if you live in the areas surrounding Madison County in such cities as Decatur, Athens, Scottsboro, Florence, Albertville, or Cullman. Our Huntsville and Decatur divorce lawyers routinely file divorces in Morgan County. We also file divorces in Limestone County for individuals living in Athens and Marshall County for people living in Albertville. Attorney Steven Harris is a proud member of the Huntsville Bar Association and the Better Business Bureau for North Alabama. Take a look at our profile with these organizations for reviews from former clients. If you have any questions about filing for divorce locally in Madison County or any other area of Northern Alabama, then contact our Huntsville divorce lawyers and we will be happy to speak with you.
Contested Divorces in Huntsville, Alabama
Beyond just uncontested, our attorneys also handle contested divorces. When there is no agreement reached beforehand and there are disputes to settle between the two parties, you file a contested and serve your spouse with a Complaint. Once officially served, the spouse counters by hiring an attorney to represent them and to help them file a formal response. The following hearings are set and a then a judge decides the disagreements that you two could not resolve on your own.
At our firm, we’ll help you file a contested divorce and serve your spouse. It is, however, important to note that the fees are significantly higher in a contested divorce than an uncontested divorce. As do most divorce lawyers, we require a retainer for such services. Our family law attorney bills hourly, so how much it comes out to depends on how complicated the work is and how much of it is needed. What you pay is dependent on how long it takes to resolve your marital issues in the divorce.
A ballpark amount for contested divorces is around $1500 to $5000 or more, depending on the complexity of the issues involved and how contested they are. Expect a higher amount when there are minor children involved, but there are other factors considered when quoting a retainer.
Reach out to our office today to find out how much of a retainer we would require up front to begin working on your case. Expect a brief phone consultation with our contested divorce attorney before we can quote you a fee, especially if there are minor children or other potentially complex issues involved.