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Do It Yourself Divorce Quiz

Do you qualify for an uncontested divorce? An uncontested divorce means that all of the issues between the parties have been resolved, and usually that menas that the parties have executed a Marital Separation Agreement.

Once you execute a Maryland Marital Separation Agreement, your divorce is uncontested. This means that your case is scheduled for a first track disposition. The steps required to get a divorce judgment for an uncontested divorce are relatively simple in Maryland. You have to attend a hearing in Maryland, before a Master, but there are no issues to decide. The purpose of the hearing is to create a court record for your divorce.

If you qualify, the lowest cost way to get a divorce, is to make your divorce uncontested. 

Not everyone qualifies for an uncontested divorce. To represent yourself in an uncontested divorce you also have to have the skills to follow directons carefully and both parties should be emotionally mature in order to get to agreement.

Representing Yourself

Clearly, the lowest cost way of securing a divorce, is to make your Maryland divorce uncontested and to represent yourself. We stand ready to help you every step of the way.

On-Line Quizzes to Help You Resolve Issues

Here are a few on-line quizzes to help you decide if you can manage a self-represented uncontested divorce:

With a few important exceptions, “marital property” is all the property that you or your spouse acquired during the marriage (also including most of the property that you or your spouse acquired “individually” during the marriage). Marital property normally includes things such as your and your spouse’s bank accounts, houses, businesses, cars, furniture, appliances, stocks, bonds, jewelry, pensions, retirement plans, and IRAs acquired during the marriage. Maryland does not include the value of professional degrees/licenses acquired during the marriage as “marital property.”

Division of Marital Property Quiz?

Your success in a claim for alimony depends on a wide range of factors. This Quiz gives you a rough idea of your chances for success. Remember, this is a complex issue and the Quiz will only provide a guide post.

Do I qualify for Alimony (Spousal Support)?

Do I need an attorney?