Flat Fee Divorce Lawyer in Houston – Uncontested?
There is a difference between an uncontested divorce in Harris County, and a “do it yourself divorce.” Generally speaking, it is always a better idea to hire an experienced family law attorney to assist you with your divorce.
Call our office for a consultation to see if you qualify for a Flat Fee Divorce or Uncontested Divorce (832) 410-8935.
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Even if you and your spouse are in total agreement on the divorce issues, you should always consult with a licensed Texas family law attorney to ensure that your legal rights are protected during an uncontested divorce.
What Qualifies as a Flat Fee Divorce?
A flat fee divorce is a divorce where an attorney and a client agree that the client will have their case taken care of for a previously agreed upon fee (fixed amount) as opposed to an hourly fee.
Typically an attorney will take a retainer from a client, and the bill the client monthly as hourly fees accrue.
However, during a flat fee divorce (including some uncontested divorces in Houston and Harris County), the client and attorney agree up front on a fixed amount to pursue the case, and the exact services that the attorney will provide.
This generally includes everything except for litigation in the court room, i.e., a trial.
If the case involves lengthy discovery (pre-trial litigation) then most attorneys will not agree to a flat fee divorce.
Examples of Flat Fee Divorce Cases in Texas
- Totally uncontested divorce cases where the couple completely agrees on exactly how the marriage will be dissolved.
- Cases where the differences are so minor that opposing attorneys can resolve them (or a mediator).
If you are considering a divorce in Harris County, Fort Bend County, or the Houston, Texas area, then give us a call for a free consultation.
Houston Uncontested Divorce Attorney 832-410-8935
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In many divorce cases, both spouses want to cooperate. These tend to be the most affordable type of divorces in the Houston / Harris County area, mainly because they require less of the law firm’s time and resources to resolve. We find that a lot of young couples or newly weds find themselves in a very mutual agreement and want to “un-do” the marriage just a year or two into it. Many of the clients who inquire about uncontested divorces or flat fee divorces are in a similar situation. Give us a call if you would like to learn more.