If both spouses agree that the marriage is to end and come to a mutually satisfying agreement regarding the final divorce settlement, you have an uncontested divorce.
In an uncontested divorce there is no need for attorneys or court hearings. In situations where there are children involved or the division of marital property it is wise to seek the advice of a divorce attorney before signing any final legal documents.
Also, if there is the issue of child support a child support order will have to be signed by a judge. This will probably require both parties be present during a hearing to determine of the amount of child support agreed upon meets the states child support and custody guidelines. And if not whether the individuals have come to a fair and equitable agreement in the court’s eyes.