These are many complex legal issues related to children and family that traditional and nontraditional couples may face during and after divorce. Successfully navigating and resolving these matters requires competent and knowledgeable legal representation by an experienced family law attorney.
- Property Division & Valuation– The division of marital assets and debts starts with proper valuation followed by determination of how the assets accumulated during the union will be distributed. Whether the asset is real estate and other property, or savings, business interests, retirement funds and pensions, professional legal representation is critical. Housing decisions will have to be made based on the best interests of both parties and any children. Determinations also have to be made regarding responsibility for outstanding credit card balances, loans and other debts.
- Maintenance – Factors such as the ability or inability of one spouse to earn a living and the length of the marriage may impact the awarding, the amount and the duration of spousal support or maintenance payments.
- Legal Custody & Physical Placement of Children, Child Support – Among the most important decisions in any divorce case are those related to the children. It’s important to have experienced legal counsel when decisions are being made about who will have legal custody and make legal and medical decisions for the children, who they will live with, the amount of child support and who will pay it.
Divorce is a complicated process that has lasting repercussions for everyone involved. By failing to hire a highly qualified divorce lawyer who can help you navigate the many challenges and issues of divorce risks not getting everything to which you are legally entitled. Our family law attorney will work closely with you during this difficult time to help you avoid some of the errors that are often made during the divorce process.
With so much at stake, you owe it to yourself to learn more about how we may be able to assist you. Call us today at 262.547.2611, for a free consultation. Put our experience to work for you!