It is no secret divorce can be very stressful. A family attorney can streamline the process and give you peace of mind. Time and time again persons who enter a divorce and file on their own (pro se) often regret that decision and wish to seek the services of a skilled attorney to correct the things they did not think of before on their own. Additionally, what has once started as an amicable agreement can often turn into a very mean spirited control attempt; that ends up costing much more in time, money and sanity. A family attorney can take that pressure off and allow you to heal; allow you to care for what is most important to you.
Not only is time and money at stake but, family law is a vast area of law that requires dedication, understanding, and skill. It encompasses paternity, adoption, divorce, child custody, parenting plans, alimony, and your rights.
A person faced with a stack of documents to file with the court needs to be informed of exactly what is being asked and what is the best way to respond. If you do not file the correct form or say the right thing in the form, the judge may not consider what you wanted. Also, if your ex spouse breaks one of the terms you have agreed to and that term is not defined you may have to seek help from an attorney to correct it, to define it, and modify your agreement.
Some complex issues that family Orlando Alimony attorney regularly deal with in answering are: What is fair for you? What exactly is the child best interest? How do you get alimony? What type of alimony can you get? What property is yours? Where will you live? An attorney is skilled in asking the right questions and making sure your wishes are heard.
Probably the most contentious area deals with children and divorce. It is natural for persons to go through various stages of grief after divorce and these can range from happiness to downright anger and blaming. Understand that what once took place in the marriage as a duel support system can now turn into a power play. Additionally, now that both parents are separate from each other differing opinions can start on how to care for the child, who the child sees, and what activities should they do. Having a well thought out plan which outlines how the child is cared for, by whom, and how to make decisions are not to be taken lightly. It is important that an uncontested divorce attorney reviews your unique situation.
Sometimes we can go through life without ever needing an attorney, family law is not one of those times. Fortunately, most attorneys offer a free consultation to let you know what your rights are.
Jacobs Law Firm
331 S. Wymore Rd., Winter Park, Florida