What is an Affidavit of Consent?
When to use an Affidavit of Consent:
- You agree to a no-fault or mutual consent divorce and you need to make your consent official.
Affidavit of Consent FAQs
Can I draft an Affidavit of Consent Form for free?
It's quick and easy to get what you need with a free Affidavit of Consent template from Rocket Lawyer:
- Make the document - Provide a few details and we will do the rest
- Send and share it - Discuss the document with a divorce lawyer, if desired
- Sign it - Sign your Affidavit and make it legal
Any Affidavit of Consent Form from Rocket Lawyer can be modified to address your specific situation. To begin, click on the button that says "Make document". Your Affidavit will be constructed section by section as you enter more information throughout the process.
Should I hire an attorney to review my Affidavit of Consent?
Making an Affidavit of Consent is usually simple, but you could still need advice. Depending on whom you contact, some attorneys may not even agree to review your document if they were not the one who wrote it. A better approach to consider is to get help via Rocket Lawyer attorney services. If you sign up for a Premium membership, you will be able to ask for advice from a divorce lawyer with relevant experience or send other legal questions about your Affidavit. Rocket Lawyer is here to support you.
How much would I traditionally pay for a lawyer to help me make an Affidavit of Consent?
The cost of meeting and hiring your average law firm to write an Affidavit of Consent might be between two hundred and one thousand dollars, depending on where you are located and how complicated it may be. Unlike many other websites that you may come across, Rocket Lawyer offers much more than Affidavit templates. If you ever need help from a lawyer, your Rocket Lawyer membership offers up to a 40% discount when you hire an attorney.
Am I required to do anything else after I have made an Affidavit of Consent?
When you're finished creating this Affidavit with Rocket Lawyer, you will have the ability to see it anytime and anywhere. You also may interact with the document in all of these ways: editing it, saving it as a Word document or PDF file, printing it, and/or signing it. Alongside your Affidavit of Consent Form, you also will find a series of instructions for what comes next to finalize your document.
Does an Affidavit of Consent Form need to be notarized or witnessed?
Yes, an Affidavit of Consent Form usually must be notarized. Witnesses are not required.