Few people enter marriage thinking that it will end in divorce. Nonetheless, as well all know this does happen, fairly frequently. While most divorces are hard on some level, depending on the circumstances surrounding a split, such as the length of the marriage and the catalyst for the divorce, they can be emotionally difficult to handle. Because of this it is important to have a lawyer, who thoroughly understands the process, on your side. Such an individual can help to make sure that emotions don’t get in the way of obtaining all that you are entitled to in the divorce.
There are multiple issues that may need to be addressed in the course of a divorce including:
- Division of assets.
- Child custody and visitation.
- Child support.
Depending on the situation all of these issues can be intense. This is particularly true when children are a part of the process.
For some people the end of a marriage is the most stressful thing that they will go through in their life. Accordingly, most want to start out the next phase of their life on the best possible footing. This means being in a good place financially and when children are involved, with a firm custody and visitation plan. In the best case these matters can be worked through outside of court via negotiation with your spouse. When, however, this is not possible, it is vital that your legal counsel is able to vigorously represent you in court.
For more information on legal matters concerning the end of a marriage, please see the page on our website concerning divorce.