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NY Divorce Frequently Asked Questions


How Much Does an Uncontested Divorce or No Fault Divorce Cost in NY?

The Attorney Fee for an Uncontested Divorce Costs between $750.00 and $1500.00 depending on the circumstances (continue reading and you will see what to select to find out what the fee will be).

The filing fees usually cost a total of $350.00. Some juridictions charge an additional $45.00 for a motion, and if you need a process server it will cost for the service (usually can avoid it).

Which Services Do I Select on this website?

After you click "Start Your Uncontested Divorce Now", you will select your services from the drop down menus based on the circumstances of your case and you will see the price.

If you have No children/No Joint Assets/ No Joint Debts or have No Marital Property to Distribute then select that option on the Service Request Drop Down Menu, otherwise select the selection that applies to you.

Joint Assets are Assets owned by both of you because both names are on the deed or title.

Joint Debts are debts in both your names.

If you need additional legal services to transfer Real Estate to your Spouse, or need a partial distribution of your Pension, 401k, or IRA to your Spouse, choose Real Estate Transfer, Qualified Domestic Relations Order(QDRO), or both from the Additional Services Drop Down Menu. (Additional Services will not be available for selection if you select any of the options that say you have no joint assets or no joint debts).

What Payment Methods are Available?

You can pay online by Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or TeleCheck (online check) by clicking HERE.

You may pay offline by sending a check or money order after contacting me by clicking HERE or by telephone (716-656-7676).

What Do You Get For Your Money?

Generally speaking, you get the Uncontested Divorce Service and the Additional Services you requested on the Order Form.

Specifically speaking, please be sure to review the proposed Retainer Agreement to see the specific details of the Uncontested Divorce services prior to ordering.

How Long Will It Take?

It depends on the cooperation of your spouse, and the backlog at the courthouse, but, generally speaking the Divorce can be completed in as little as three(3) to eight (8) weeks.

Do I need a Process Server?

No, if your spouse cooperates.

Will I have to Go To Court?

No, Uncontested Divorces are done by submitting papers to the Court.

Will I Need To Travel to Your Office?

No, all communications can be done via Email, Telephone, and U.S. Mail.

Who Does The Lawyer Represent?

I represent you, not your spouse. If your spouse needs legal advice, your spouse should consult an attorney of his or her own.

What are the Steps?

1) Select your Services and Make the Payment by clicking the link below or Get Divorced above.

2) Fill out the Uncontested Divorce Questionnaire (you will be redirected to the Online Form after payment is made)

3) After I review your Questionnaire I will contact you to discuss the contents of your divorce agreement and/or other papers.

4) I will draft the Summons and Complaint and File them with the Clerk.

5) I will draft all the papers and send the papers to you for review and signatures.

6) You will return the executed documents.

7) I will submit the papers to the Judge for Signature.

8) I will Record the Judgment and other papers with your County Clerk.

9) I will send you and your Spouse Notice of Entry (you will both get certified copies of the Judgment of Divorce).

How Do I Get Started?

Click HERE to get divorced.

Click HERE to contact us for a free consultation first.

Stephen K. Underwood, Attorney at Law, 1395 Union Road, West Seneca, NY 14224  (716)656-7676