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When Should I Talk to a Divorce Attorney?
When Should I Talk to a Divorce Attorney?

If your marriage is starting to fall apart and you believe divorce may be in your future, it is probably time to talk to us. Many people make the mistake of waiting to talk to a divorce attorney until they are ready to begin the process and file the paperwork. Sadly, this can lead to devastating consequences. The wiser action is to seek legal advice as soon as you think there may be a chance your marriage will end.

It is important to understand that your meetings with a divorce attorney are confidential. Thus, you should feel free to be open and honest in your discussions, without the worry of anybody else finding out. Simply having somebody to talk over the issues with can help reduce your stress and provide you with peace of mind knowing that your best interests will be protected. Having an initial consultation with us does not mean you have to file for divorce – only means that you are educating yourself

Divorce encompasses and impacts all facets of your life. Having a lawyer help you understand the applicable laws and what you will be facing in your filing is important. We can explain the financial moves you should and should not make. Additionally, if you have minor children, we can explain your options for custody, visitation, child support, and all other matters that will affect your children.

If you meet with us early enough, we can inform you have certain items you may want to monitor to determine if your spouse is taking action to prepare for divorce. We have handled numerous cases where the spouse attempts to hide assets or to persuade our client to enter a settlement that is not in his best interests. We can help ensure that you are not caught off-guard or unprepared. If you wait to contact us until the divorce has been filed, it makes it much more difficult to undo the damage.

If you are considering divorce, let us help answer the many questions you have and set your mind at ease. Knowing you understand the process and you have a strategy in place if it becomes necessary, will give you the peace of mind you need.

If you are considering getting a divorce and you have questions regarding child custody, alimony, division of assets, or any other matter, contact the Men’s Divorce Law Firm to schedule an initial consultation.