Many couples consider whether they actually a need lawyer in order to go through with a divorce, or how they can go about getting one who is an expert in the field.
Divorce can be a long and difficult process. Having an experienced divorce lawyer will help to answer any questions you have and make the process go as smoothly as possible. A divorce can involve making decisions on difficult topics such as the division of assets and how debts will be split up. This may involve disagreements or opposing views. A lawyer who is experienced in divorces will be very familiar with the appropriate procedures, arguments, and pitfalls regarding asset and debt division. They will advocate for you and make sure that you achieve the best possible outcome. A lawyer will also help make sure that the property and debt division is thorough and exhaustive, and does not leave out any important factors that may come back and surprise you later down the road.
A person who chooses to represent themselves in a divorce may run into problems with the paperwork or other issues that can result in untimely delays. These procedural errors can postpone the finalization of a divorce, as well as lead to a more strenuous procedure. By working with an experienced divorce attorney, you will be less likely to run into technical roadblocks in your divorce. Furthermore, a divorce lawyer is skilled in completing paperwork in a way that is proper and persuasive. This increases the likelihood that a judge will view your side of the argument more favorably.
Divorce can also involve the issue of child custody. When a divorce involves child custody rights, additional concerns are raised. It is important to know whether your child will be living primarily with you, and if not, whether you will be able to make key decisions involving your child’s life and livelihood. It is crucial to have a strong and experienced legal advocate who can fight for your position.
If you are considering divorce, you need an attorney who will be an aggressive advocate for your interests and a compassionate and understanding legal counselor as you go through this difficult time. The attorneys at Kommer Bave & Ollman LLP understand the situation you are in and we know how to help. Call us now or contact us online.