Amicable Divorce - Why You Still Need an Attorney

Amicable Divorce - Why You Still Need an Attorney

An amicable divorce is an ideal scenario. Both you and your spouse agree to end the marriage, and calmly talk through the issues to reach a legal conclusion. If you and your spouse are on good terms, and the case is uncontested, it may be tempting to avoid hiring a lawyer. However, this is a mistake.

An Attorney Can Help You Understand Your Rights

State and local divorce laws may be difficult to understand. Issues such as child support and custody, division of assets, and settlement of debts can be confusing, and you may be unaware of important rights you have. Thus, a lawyer can inform you of your rights throughout the process.

An Attorney Can Advise You on Complicated Legal Decisions

Even if the divorce is relatively simple, you may agree to terms that are not in your financial interest. Furthermore, you may fail to take all the factors into consideration regarding child custody and spousal support. A lawyer can discuss the complex legal issues and help protect your interests.

An Attorney Can Guide the Conversation

You and your spouse may not remember to discuss various important factors. This would leave you in a stressful situation later on when you have to make a quick decision regarding something that could affect your financial wellbeing and relationship with your children. A lawyer can make sure you and your spouse reach an agreement on all the major and minor details of the divorce.

Compassionate Legal Assistance for Clients Facing Divorce

At Owenby Law, P.A., we are dedicated to meeting clients’ legal needs. If you are facing divorce, even if it is amicable and uncontested, it is important to seek knowledgeable representation. Our Jacksonville divorce attorneys can answer your questions and walk you through the process.

Contact our firm today for a free initial consultation.


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