Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions2020-08-13T19:48:25-04:00

Here are answers to a few common questions about Flash Divorce’s online divorce services.

Is Flash Divorce designed for spouses to use together?2020-06-03T18:54:08-04:00

Yes. At Flash Divorce, our services are for spouses who can work together to dissolve their marriage.

If I purchase one type of service, can I choose a different type later?2020-06-03T18:52:40-04:00

Flash Divorce’s services are designed to provide you with the help you need (and nothing you don’t need). If you decide you want additional help, feel free to email us or visit our Legal Help page. In addition, you can cancel your Flash Divorce membership by visiting your account page. If you are on an installment membership plan and choose to cancel, it’s important to know that you will no longer receive the legal services you’ve cancelled moving forward.

What costs can I expect in addition to those for your legal services?2020-06-03T18:46:05-04:00

Our legal services do not include fees to third parties, such as state court costs to file your divorce petition. Feel free to contact us to find out which state-specific costs you will need to pay when you get divorced.

I have more questions. How can I reach Flash Divorce?2020-06-03T18:41:38-04:00

You can reach Flash Divorce at We do not provide legal advice, but would be glad to advise you on the services we offer.

What can Flash Divorce do for me?2020-06-03T16:37:34-04:00

Flash Divorce offers a variety of low-cost services to assist you with your divorce. Click here to view our full list of services.

Are Flash Divorce’s services right for me?2020-06-03T16:38:42-04:00

The level of complexity in your situation will determine whether any of our divorce services are right for you. For example, if you and your spouse will not be able to agree to the terms of divorce (or to divorce at all), Flash Divorce may not be right for you. On the other hand, if your divorce is uncontested and you do not have substantial assets to divide, one of our simplified solutions might be a good fit. Feel free to call us with any questions.

Will I work with an actual attorney through Flash Divorce?2020-06-03T16:39:16-04:00

Yes. We offer appointments by phone, video conferencing, or in-person at one of our area office locations. You can schedule an appointment online or call us to schedule. Our attorneys are often available for same-day appointments.

If I choose Flash Divorce’s legal services, can an attorney still be physically present to represent me in court?2020-06-03T16:18:53-04:00

The best thing to do is to call our office to confirm an attorney’s availability in your area. Day rates can often be negotiated with advanced notice.

In which states can Flash Divorce provide services?2020-07-24T16:46:53-04:00

The attorneys at Flash Divorce can assist with divorces in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida, Washington D.C., Virginia, and Texas.

What is the difference between a DIY divorce kit and using Flash Divorce?2020-06-03T16:41:25-04:00

When you purchase a do-it-yourself divorce kit, you are on your own to complete the forms. But without any attorney guidance, this approach can lead to costly errors and revisions. When you use Flash Divorce, you’ll choose and pay for professional legal services needed for a successful divorce, while still adhering to your budget.

How much do Flash Divorce’s services cost?2020-06-03T16:43:07-04:00

When you hire a lawyer to complete your divorce, you will pay for court costs plus your lawyer’s hourly fee. For those who face a contested divorce or have substantial assets to divide, this level of assistance is important and necessary. Our online services are low-cost solutions for spouses to achieve a simple divorce. Costs vary depending on the services you purchase through our website. You will also be responsible for paying court filing fees directly to the court.

Do I qualify for a Flash Divorce’s online services?2020-06-03T16:44:05-04:00

An online divorce is an option if you are filing a no-fault divorce and you and your spouse agree on the issues related to marriage dissolution, such as division of property, child custody, child support, and spousal support.

In order to get a no-fault divorce in Pennsylvania, you must:

  • Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 6 months or me.
  • Agree to the division of property and other specific matters related to your divorce.
  • Both be willing to sign the divorce papers not only indicting that your marriage is over, but also explaining the legal significance of the end of your marital union.

If you meet the residency requirements, if you both agree that you want a divorce, and you both agree to the terms of your divorce, then a no-fault divorce may be the right move.

If I can fill out the divorce forms by myself, why is an attorney review useful?2020-06-03T16:34:25-04:00

Without an attorney’s review of your paperwork, you could unknowingly make costly errors. These mistakes could require revisions, which means more time and court costs. They could jeopardize a fair divorce agreement. While paying for an attorney review is an extra expense, it is still far cheaper than hiring legal counsel.

How does an attorney-assisted online divorce work?2020-06-03T16:36:15-04:00

When you pay for this service, you will fill out all the divorce paperwork on your own and send it to Flash Divorce. Then, an attorney will review the completed documents and provide feedback.

Is an attorney-assisted online divorce hard to do?2020-06-03T15:35:43-04:00

An online divorce is a simple, straightforward option if your divorce is uncontested and does not involve many financial complexities. Generally, you can fill out the forms for an attorney to review in about an hour.

Will my online divorce be successful?2020-06-03T15:34:49-04:00

At Flash Divorce, we offer a 100% court approval guarantee.

What sort of help can I get if I purchase hourly legal services?2020-06-03T16:29:07-04:00

By purchasing Flash Divorce’s hourly legal services, you will be hiring an attorney for his or her time to provide the advice and help you need, and you will complete the steps of the divorce process that you can handle on your own. An attorney can assist with any of the following (and more):

  • Filing the divorce complaint
  • Understanding legal terminology and the divorce process
  • Asking the court for what you want
  • Completing the divorce paperwork
  • Negotiating the terms of your divorce

These consultations can be in person or by phone, video, or email. These contact options allow you to get help and answers to your questions in a quick and simple manner.

How many attorney hours do I need to purchase?2020-06-03T15:36:23-04:00

Flash Divorce offers services in hourly increments, starting at one hour. Most divorcing spouses benefit from purchasing xx hours to cover the assistance they will need.

To learn more about the options we offer, feel free to call Flash Divorce at xx. If you are ready to get started, you can schedule an appointment online or select the package you want to purchase, and an attorney will contact you as soon as possible.