Common Questions

BuyDivorcePapers.com is unable to give legal advice, and purchasing our documents does not implicitly or explicitly suggest that there is a legal relationship between ourselves and our customers. However, we can provide answers to some of the most commonly held questions regarding divorce and the divorce process.

All of the following are general answers to some of the most common questions, and should in no way be considered an assurance of any outcome.

How Does BuyDivorcePapers.com Work?
BuyDivorcePapers.com provides you tools to make it easy to file a divorce without an attorney. We have a three-step process that is easy for anyone to complete online and we have assistance available if necessary. You can check out our step-by-step process if you’d like more information.
What is the Cost for BuyDivorcePapers.com?
We charge a one-time fee for creating an account to begin the divorce process in your state. As long as you prepare your documents within 30 days, there are no additional costs. However, there are optional services you can add on if you’re interested. Check out our pricing section for more information.
Does it Matter if we got Married in Another State?
It doesn’t matter where you got married. A divorce is filed in the state where you or your spouse is a legal resident. You can check out the specific regulations and residency requirements for your state on our state specific pages.
Can I Use BuyDivorcePapers.com in my State?
As long as either spouse is a resident in the state you intend to file, you can usually use BuyDivorcePapers.com. Check out our state pages for specific requirements. You’ll be pleased to know that the forms and instructions are customized for each page. Do keep in mind that if your divorce is CONTESTED and you cannot come to an agreement on specific terms, you will need to take the case to court.
Can I use BuyDivorcePapers.com to Divorce if We Have Children?
Yes, we provide all the documents needed to take care of child-related issues like custody and support.
Can We use BuyDivorcePapers.com if We have Debt or Property?
Yes, you’ll have access to all documents needed to address these issues.
What Happens if My Spouse and I Live in Different States and We Have Children?
In this case, you will usually file in the state where the child or children live. Just make sure you review the requirements of the state to make certain you’re filing correctly and making the right state choice if there are options.
I Would Just Like Information; I’m Not Ready to File--What Should I Do?
You can always begin the questionnaire and check out the completed forms and instructions. Your divorce will not be filed until you submit them to your local courthouse. You can use our resources for informational purposes.
Will I Need Any Special Software?
To view and print the divorce papers, you’ll need Adobe Acrobat. This is a PDF program. You can download Adobe Reader online for free to get started.
Can I Change My Questionnaire Answers Later?
If you make a mistake or change your mind about a question, you can return to your account and make minor changes for free, as long as your account is active.
What if I Have Legal Questions?
Since BuyDivorcePapers.com employees cannot answer legal questions, we do have other assistance available. Most of the commonly-asked questions can be resolved using explanations in our questionnaires. Additionally, you have access to a feature called “Live Lawyer” which connects you to an attorney licensed in your state. This can help you obtain needed legal advice at a minimal additional cost.
How Long Will I Be Able to Access My Account?
We offer access for 30 days, and you can extend this for an additional fee. Just sign into your account to return to where you left off.
Will My Spouse Need to Sign the Documents?
Yes. Because BuyDivorcePapers.com is only for uncontested divorces, your spouse will have to agree to the terms and sign all papers to file the divorce.
Will My Spouse Need to Use BuyDivorcePapers.com With Me?
No. While you will need to come to an agreement on terms and get a signature, you do not need him or her to be present while you fill out the questionnaire and generate the forms. We created the program to be intuitive enough for one spouse to complete alone.
What Do I Do If I Can’t Find My Spouse?
Usually, if you can’t find your spouse, you’ll have to file what’s called a “default divorce” While we can provide the essential divorce documents to help you get started, you will still need to obtain default forms from your local courthouse.
Will I Have to Pay Court Filing Fees?
Yes, while BuyDivorcePapers.com covers your forms, there are additional charges that vary from state to state and sometimes county to county to file the divorce with the court.
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