When you are going through a divorce, there are many aspects of life that you will have to rethink. Your budget, living arrangements, parenting time and property division are all things to consider. As you go through the legal process, you will make decisions about many of these that might impact your future. Making sure you carefully consider each option that you have can help you to make the decisions you feel are best for your needs. We can help you to learn the options that are available to you.
The legal process of divorce is complex. You have to go through several steps in order for the marriage to legally end. At the start, you will have a lot of forms to fill out. One that is sometimes problematic has to do with your assets, debts and financial situation. If you aren’t prepared for this, it can be hard to complete. For this reason, it is a good idea to try to get copies of financial statements and other documents that have to do with the property division aspect of the divorce.
If you have children, you might soon realize that making decisions about your parenting plan is the most difficult aspect of divorce. This order has to include a schedule of when each parent will have the children with them. It also includes decision-making power designation, as well as conflict resolution methods that will govern how contentious matters are handled. Sometimes, creative solutions to child custody are necessary. We can help you find these.
Finally, financial support payments must be considered. Child custody and spousal support might be ordered. These are determined by the court based on specific factors. We can help you learn about how the laws might apply to your situation.