How to Apply for a Divorce Online

By Contributing Writer

Filing for divorce can often be a complicated and expensive process. It is possible however to divorce without lawyers and court rooms. Online divorce systems are the hi-tech solutions to age-old problems. If you and your spouse have come to an agreement about your children and the division of your property, you may be able to save valuable time and money by filing for uncontested divorce on the internet.

Determine if you are eligible for filing for divorce online. Qualifications include the ability to locate your spouse, not having children under the age of 18, mutual agreement on the division of assets, and willingness of both parties to sign legal documents.

Register for an online divorce system. LegalZoom, CompleteCase, and Divorce Writer are the most well known websites that provide this service.

Submit to an online interview and questionnaire. You and your spouse will both be presented with the same type of questions that would've been asked by a divorce attorney, but in the comfort of your own home. An online support system is also available from each service if you have any questions or concerns.

Complete the paperwork that will be sent to your home. Follow the instructions for submitting your documents to a designated divorce court. In most cases, you will not be required to appear before a judge or set foot in a court room at all.

Make an electronic payment for the online divorce services. The most commonly accepted forms of payment are Visa or Mastercard. Fees vary according to your location and the website you chose.