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7 Reasons To Hire a Child Custody Attorney

In more than 50% of child custody cases, the parents agree that custody (now legal decision making)  should be awarded to one party or agree to joint legal decision making with an equal parenting time schedule.  In other cases, parents can get involved in a lengthy and painful legal fight over custody, a struggle that experienced divorce attorneys see every day. If you are going through a divorce and you are not sure whether you should hire an attorney who specializes in child custody cases, consider the following seven reasons for hiring a child custody attorney. 1. Your Ex Has Retained an Attorney If your[…] Read More ›

Posted in Articles on April 15th, 2020

4 Reasons You Need a Family Attorney for Your Divorce

Did you know that in America there tends to be one divorce granted every 36 seconds? That translates to 2,400 divorces every day, 16,800 divorces every week, and a whopping 876,000 divorces happening a year. That is not only horrible but sad. It should also prove that when going into court for a divorce, you really need to have a reputable family attorney in court with you. A family attorney, you might be asking? How can a family attorney help? The answer to that is because many family attorneys deal in divorce cases, custody battles, and much, much more. In this blog, you can find[…] Read More ›

Posted in Articles on February 1st, 2020

5 Reasons You Need a Divorce Attorney

Divorce is difficult and often complicated to handle on your own. The dissolution of a marriage leads to a lot of dramatic changes, not just in who you are, but in your finances and well-being as well. Here’s why you should consider hiring the services of divorce attorneys in Phoenix before you make any legal moves. Expert Legal Guidance If you have no clue what to do next, then talk to a divorce lawyer. A consultation will help you work out what your options are, what pros and cons come with them, and what your next move should be. Your lawyer will also talk to[…] Read More ›

Posted in Articles on January 1st, 2020

Surviving Divorce: Do’s and Don’ts

Divorce is an emotionally rough time. It’s overwhelming to realize that you’ll handle your finances alone, look after your kids, and become a single parent. If you’re in the middle of getting a divorce, here are do’s and don’ts to help you survive the next few months. Do’s Pick a good lawyer. Find a law firm of experienced divorce attorneys to help you in court. Your lawyer will handle all the technical legal details, ensure that your kids are awarded the custody arrangement that’s in their best interests, get you fair alimony, and make the process less stressful for you. Research. Don’t hire someone unless[…] Read More ›

Posted in Articles on October 1st, 2019

Uncontested vs. Contested Divorces

For a couple, the dissolution of their marriage will involve a lot of decisions. Some of these decisions have to do with the division of their assets as well as child support, spousal support or alimony, custody and visitation, and many other issues. If they have acquired debt during the marriage, then they will need to discuss the division of debt too. Consulting with divorce attorneys in Phoenix, AZ will help you get a better understanding of these two types of divorces. What is Contested and Uncontested Divorce? If both parties agree on all major issues before the trial, then that is termed as an[…] Read More ›

Posted in Articles on August 1st, 2019