What You Need to Know

There are two types of divorces, uncontested and contested, but make no mistake about it, both are emotionally draining and tough to get through. Getting a divorce is a grueling experience, I know because I have been in your shoes before and I know how painful it can be. Divorces encompass practically every area of your life, your finances that you have worked so hard to for, your family that you love more than anything, and your personal and real property that you have accumulated through years of hard work. Now you are at a crossroad and you feel lost and confused. It is at this most crucial time in your life that you need someone who can help get you through something you thought you would never have to face.

I am the attorney for you! I provide compassionate, committed, sound, aggressive, cost effective, and thoughtful legal representation with a personalized touch. When you hire my law office, you get me, the lawyer at your service at all times. You don’t have to worry about wondering when or if the attorney will ever call you back. Every text, every e-mail, and every phone call will be with me. You paid for a lawyer and you get a lawyer! But not just any lawyer, you get a lawyer who truly cares about the outcome of your case and the outcome of your life.

If you and your partner can settle on an uncontested divorce that can save you lots of money, time, and heartache. This type of divorce can only happen with the husband and wife can agree on how to dispose of the assets they accumulated during the marriage and can also agree on how they are going to divide their time with their children, if there were children born during the marriage. It is highly recommended that if at all possible the parties work toward obtaining an uncontested divorce. If the parties are able to agree on all aspects of the divorce, I can work with both the husband and the wife to make the process much smoother and easier.

However, if the husband and wife are not able to agree, then the divorce must be contested and the situation is nothing like what is described above. A contested divorce is usually accompanied with filing subsequent pleadings, several trips to the courthouse, lengthy discovery, attorneys corresponding with each other in e-mails and letters, as well as over the phone, and sometimes court involvment thorugh Guardian ad Litems or Attorney ad Litems who are appointed by the court for the benefit of the children or to protect the assets.

I will guide you through the entire process whether you are able to do an uncontested divorce.