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With 123DivorceMe you complete ALL the required Virginia specific forms and Marital Settlement Agreement online yourself without the cost of a lawyer. In less than 1 hour you can have your completed divorce forms ready for signing, addressing property/debt division, custody, support, name changes, and more. Instantly print your completed paperwork from your own computer, sign, and file for divorce today.
Residency Requirements: 6 Months
Where to File: County in which the Complainant or Defendant resides
No-Fault Grounds: Living Separate and Apart
Filing Spouse: Complainant
Non-Filing Spouse: Defendant
Court Title: Virginia: In the __________ Court of ( ).
Waiting Period to Re-Marry: None
You or your spouse must meet the Virginia residency requirements for the Circuit Court to have jurisdiction of your case. The requirements before filing your Bill of Complaint for Divorce (the document that initiates your divorce) are as follows:
The county or city in which the parties last cohabited, or at the option of the plaintiff, in the county or city in which the defendant resides, if a resident of this Commonwealth, and in cases in which an order of publication may be issued against the defendant under ¤ 8.01-316, venue may also be in the county or city in which the plaintiff resides.
In order to use this service, you and your spouse must agree (or eventually agree) on getting the divorce. Your spouse's participation is minimal, being he or she will only have to sign a few documents and return them to you for filing with the court.
The most common "uncontested" ground for divorce in Virginia is:
On the application of either party if and when the husband and wife have lived separate and apart without any cohabitation and without interruption for one year. In any case where the parties have entered into a separation agreement and there are no minor children either born of the parties, born of either party and adopted by the other or adopted by both parties, a divorce may be decreed on application if and when the husband and wife have lived separately and apart without cohabitation and without interruption for six months.
All of your documents will be current according to Virginia statutes and will address over 100 issues. A few of these issues are; assets, property, current debts, future debts, insurances, retirement and pension accounts, spousal support/alimony, real estate, small businesses, tax filings, name changes, and professional fees. If you have children, our service will also address physical and legal custody arrangements, visitation schedules, child support, and health and medical coverage.
If you desire, you can visit the Virginia State Website for more information about Virginia divorce laws.
Our service will utilize the most effective procedures in which to get an uncontested divorce. By applying these simplified rules permitted by your local court, your divorce will be simple and affordable. These court rules are as follows:
Separation agreements are specifically authorized by statute and will reduce the time required for living apart by 6 months. In addition, a spouse may waive service of process, but the waiver of service of process form must be signed in front of the clerk of the court. The testimony of either spouse must also, generally, be corroborated by a witness.
Case Cover Sheet
Bill of Complaint for Divorce
Acceptance/Waiver of Service of Process
Marital Settlement Agreement
Schedule for Visitation/Parenting Time of Minor Children
Answer to Bill of Complaint for Divorce
Child Support Worksheet (Shared Custody)
Child Support Worksheet (Split Custody)
Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurusdiction Act
Affidavit of Corroborating Witness
Request for Ore Tenus Hearing
Decree of Divorce
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