Six simple reasons to use Your Divorce for your online divorce application

By 22 October, 2018Divorce
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There are few different solutions available for getting a divorce. In this article, we look at six considerations for each solution and compare them to what it would be like to apply for divorce through Your Divorce.

Do It Yourself Divorce

Completion of divorce application paperwork.

You will be responsible for all of the various stages of the Divorce Application paperwork including logging into the Commonwealth Court Portal, completion of the Application, completion of Service documentation and attending the Hearing. If there are errors in the paperwork this can delay your Application.

Costs

There is no professional costs or legal fees incurred in filing your Application however there is an opportunity cost to you in the extra amount of time it will take you to try and work through the Divorce Application paperwork. Weigh up the convenience and your time when compared to the Your Divorce flat fee.

Application and Service Fees

If you correctly prepare the paperwork the reduced fee ought apply.

Your Comfort Level

There is no separation between your filing of the Application and dealing with your former spouse directly. There is potential that both of you will be required to attend personally at the Hearing.

Will I need to attend the Hearing

You will be required to attend at the Hearing unless there are no children under the age of 18 years. If the paperwork is not completed correctly the Application however will be adjourned and not determined on the day.

Personal Comfort in doing the Application

You will be required to fill out all of the necessary paperwork and take time during your busy day to arrange service and completion of all necessary follow-up paperwork to proceed with the Application.

Engaging a Private Divorce Solicitor

Completion of divorce application paperwork.

Your Solicitor will prepare the paperwork in conjunction with your providing instructions similar to the Your Divorce process. You will usually need to attend on your solicitor in person.

Costs

You will be able to obtain a quote from a private Solicitor but it is anticipated that it will be in the range of $1,000.00 for a Divorce Application to be prepared on your behalf.

Application and Service Fees

Your solicitor ought obtain a discount on the Application filing fee if applicable.

Your Comfort Level

Will generally endeavour to act as the middle party in resolving the Divorce Application.

Will I need to attend the Hearing

If your solicitor is based in the city where your Divorce application is filed then usually you will be required to attend the Divorce Hearing with your Solicitor unless there are no children under the age of 18 at the time of filing your Application.

Personal Comfort in doing the Application

You will be required to attend with your Solicitor to prepare paperwork, find a carpark and take time out of your busy day.

Your Divorce

Completion of divorce application paperwork.

Your Divorce will complete all divorce application paperwork necessary from the filing of your Application up to the final Divorce Order. All you are required to do is complete a simple questionnaire and sign and return a few forms along the way.

Costs

There is a cost at a fixed amount of $550.00 for Your Divorce to prepare all of your Application material and obtain your Divorce Order.

Application and Service Fees

We will ensure to endeavour to get you the reduced Application filing fee if possible for the Divorce Application.

Your Comfort Level

By using Your Divorce we endeavour to ensure that you are distanced from the Divorce Application so that your safety and comfort is paramount. We act as your representative to minimise any potential for hostility in filing the Divorce Application and to ensure, in particular in circumstances where domestic violence has been an issue, that your personal circumstances including address and contact details is protected.

Will I need to attend the Hearing

In our experience you will not be required to attend the Hearing. We will do this for you. Only in very rare circumstances where the Divorce is contested (eg it is argued that separation has not been for 12 months may you be required to attend at Court.

Personal Comfort in doing the Application

With the Your Divorce process your Application can be completed from the comfort of your lounge room – no need to worry about attendances at either a legal office or at the Court room.

If you wish to proceed to file a Divorce Application and can see the benefits above then Click on the Get Started link on the website and the simple questionnaire will pop up for you and you can move onto the next phase of your life. If you are have any queries arising from the process you can direct them to the email help@yourdivorce.com.au or alternatively there are numerous other articles and questions/answers on the website which may clarify any concerns that you may have.