While it is certainly true there are unscrupulous lawyers who take advantage of clients in vulnerable positions, proceeding with your divorce without legal counsel is rarely a good idea. Consulting with competent counsel early will save spouses considerable time and money.
Divorce Preparation and Settlement
There are several ways to evaluate a proposed settlement. We will help you use logic and calculated financial data to make informed decisions about your financial future.
No one person is going to be able to take care of every aspect of your divorce. In addition to a family lawyer, what professionals should you consider including on your divorce team?
The following are typical misconceptions about “winning your divorce” that family lawyers often hear from clients, and explanations to help clients understand and set realistic expectations for the process.
If you find yourself facing the prospect of legally dissolving your marriage, there are certain things you can do to prepare for a divorce and make the process easier.
Ending a marriage is a difficult choice, and the first in a long list of decisions a couple must make once they begin the process of legal separation.
You could lose both time and money by litigating in court instead of agreeing to your spouse’s terms to settle your divorce. However, you should gain an understanding of the likelihood of achieving your goals in court before deciding to settle.
Anyone that is currently going through a divorce should consider mediation, as it comes with a long list of different benefits. If you’re wondering if mediation can help with divorce, keep reading.
Divorce settlement agreements can be fairly basic. They can cover child support, visitation, and payment of marital debt or, they can cover everything from the right of first refusal to the custody of the family pet.