How much is a non contested divorce in Alabama?
As of 2019, it costs a plaintiff $290 in filing fees for an uncontested divorce in Alabama. If there are minor children in the marriage, that amount rises to $390. Each county also has a separate filing fee.
Can you contest a no fault divorce?
While no-fault divorce statutes were made to simplify divorces and keep costs down, in a few states the spouse not agreeing to the divorce can contest a no-fault divorce. If this can be proved, a no-fault divorce cannot be granted.
Is it worth fighting a divorce?
No one enjoys fighting a losing battle. There’s little point to it unless the sole objective is to hurt the person you’re fighting. But given that every disagreement between you and your spouse can potentially increase the cost of your divorce, both sides get hurt financially – if not emotionally – in the process.
Why would you contest a divorce?
When spouses can’t agree in a divorce proceeding, it’s called a contested divorce. In these situations, they either hire a divorce mediator or go before the court and the court will make the final decision on all issues they were not able to negotiate.