When should I file for divorce? This is a questions that many couple must ask themselves before going to speak with an attorney regarding filing for divorce. There are many issues that must be considered before making this important decision. First off, are there children involved? What is in the children's best interest?
After assessing the situation you will know whether you can work things out with your spouse. If you are unable to work things out you have options. Some options are counseling, mediation, or divorce. Speaking to your local family law attorney can help you to get a better idea of the alternatives and the processes involved. Issues such as cost, payment plans, as well as the steps needed to complete filing for a divorce will be discussed in detail.
When deciding whether to hire an attorney you will want to figure out which attorney you are most compatible with. The only way to determine which attorney suits your needs most is to interview several. Moreover, an effective and efficient method of locating the top attorneys in your area is by using the internet. If you search on Google you can just type in top attorneys in your area. The search engine will help you to pick the top attorneys that show up. Hence, you can call to schedule a telephone consultation, or an in person consultation with each of the attorneys.
Lastly, you will need to be sure that you are filing in the proper jurisdiction. If you do not know which jurisdiction to file in the attorney can advise you of the proper jurisdiction for filing. For further information regarding family and divorce please contact your local family law attorney. Please call 714-971-8000 for your free initial consultation. We look forward to assisting you with your matter! Please come prepared with a list of questions you have regarding the divorce process.