Going through a divorce is a complicated, emotional, and stressful process. Depending on your situation, you may face challenges, from dealing with child support and alimony to division of property and assets. But you don’t have to navigate it alone.
Having an experienced divorce attorney on your side will ensure that your rights are protected and that you have access to valuable legal advice. If you are going through the divorce process, here are a few reasons to consult the expertise of a divorce attorney.
What An Experienced Divorce Attorney Does For You
1. Act as a Mediator
Couples getting a divorce may hold feelings of anger and resentment that can hold up the proceedings. A divorce attorney will act as a mediator between you and your spouse to help move things along smoothly. If you are on particularly bad terms with your spouse, you may choose to communicate primarily through your attorneys, so you can avoid painful communications with your spouse.
2. Objective and Expert Advice
Both you and your spouse are incapable of viewing the divorce without bias. An attorney offers an objective third-party who can help you make rational decisions for your future. They will also provide expert knowledge when it comes to handling the specifics of dividing assets, paying alimony, or deciding child custody.
3. Ensures Fairness
Without legal counsel, you may feel pressured to agree to terms that you don’t fully understand or want. By working with an experienced divorce attorney, you will avoid being taken advantage of by your spouse. Your attorney will be your advocate and ensure that the assets are divided fairly. It’s important to have someone who makes sure your voice is heard and will protect your rights.
4. Familiarity With State Laws
Every state has different laws regulating how divorces should take place, including laws governing how assets should be divided, who will have custody of the children, and if spousal support is necessary. Your attorney will take all of this into account and make sure that your divorce follows state regulations. A divorce attorney will also be able to handle all paperwork and records, removing the stress and eliminating the potential for errors.
DaMore Family Law
Getting a divorce can be one of the most emotional experiences that someone can go through. There are many issues that need to be addressed, including alimony, health insurance, child custody, child support, to name a few. We have the training, experience and temperament to assist you through this difficult and emotional time. Contact us for assistance with your divorce case.