Going through a divorce is not fun for anyone. There are a lot of very personal feelings involved and both parties stand to deal with feelings of pain, anger, resentment and frustration. Sometimes, divorces happen where neither party feels negatively towards the other. In these cases, it might feel tempting to handle the divorce on your own and not hire an attorney. Or maybe you feel like legal representation is a waste of money and you can keep things civil enough to skip hiring one. Not hiring an attorney is a mistake that could end up being even more costly than the divorce itself and here’s why.
Keep Things Civil
Even if things seem amicable now, they could take a turn at any moment. You don’t want to have to hustle to find an attorney when your spouse flips the coin and things get nasty. Hiring an attorney from the start will help to keep things as civil as possible. They can also act as the point of communication between you and your spouse via your spouse’s attorney should you suddenly not be on speaking terms.
Help You Get the Best Outcome Possible
Getting a divorce can really put you through the ringer. Don’t let your spouse take advantage of you. Having a good divorce attorney will help you to get the best possible outcome and ensure that your needs are heard.
Assist in Handling Sensitive Matters
Divorce is a sensitive subject, and during the divorce proceedings there will probably be many sensitive matters that come up. Attorneys work for you and they have your confidentiality and best interest as their guiding priority. That means you can feel confident they will help to handle sensitive matters in a professional manner.
Keep Track of the Legal Matters
Divorce is messy, both emotionally and legally. Having a divorce attorney means you don’t have to worry about keeping track of all the paperwork, court dates, logistics and legal mess. You can focus on moving forward with your life, being there for your children and healing during this difficult time. They can also help you to understand the law and what your rights are during the process.
Could Save You Money
Many people think they can save money by foregoing a divorce attorney, only to end up with a bigger loss without one than they would if they had just invested in hiring one. It’s easy to get talked into a financial agreement regarding alimony, child support or asset division that you don’t fully understand the long term effects of. Your attorney will be able to help you navigate these waters and ensure you’re not losing more than you have to.
If you’re going through a divorce or considering getting a divorce, don’t go at it alone. Call the Holman Law Firm today and let us represent you in your divorce. Our team of highly trained attorneys has been helping couples get the best outcome possible for decades, and we are ready to help you.