Here’s an extremely practical article about making personal judgments during a divorce. So many clients want their attorney to make both legal and personal decisions for them during a divorce, but an attorney’s advice should never be a substitute for personal values and goals. Be active in your case and ask questions to ensure that the outcome reflects what you value most. Family law and elder law attorneys follow the direction of their clients when they make legal decisions to protect their clients. The given direction, however, should always be determined by the client. The decisions that are made during a divorce are often difficult decisions. Attorneys are often well-versed in matters of divorce law and procedure. However, every client’s goals and interests are different, and the legal course of a case should reflect those goals and interests. Therefore, no matter how knowledgeable or experienced your attorney is, make sure to communicate information and ask questions as you proceed toward a divorce.
A great deal of financial information and documentation can be needed in order to complete the divorce, depending on the extent of the marital estate and the complexity of the parties’ finances.
Can you get a divorce for free? Maybe, but that will depend on your need for an award of fees and the ability of your spouse to pay for the divorce.
If you are a Florida resident, and you or your spouse are found among the lists of people who were utilizing Ashley Madison’s services, what does that mean if you or your spouse file for divorce?
A diligent and experienced attorney, and a concerned client, are the keys to overcoming financial issues in a divorce case. The key to finding hidden assets is to spot inconsistencies in financial disclosures or patterns in financial dealings that do not coincide with other available information.