When two parties are involved in a divorce settlement involving children, they will not always agree when it comes to legal and/or physical custody. If the two parties cannot agree, then the court will make the decision for them. To make the decision, the judge sets a time a day for the parties to appear in court and to present evidence (testimony and documents) on the issues on which the parties can’t agree.
How did it come to this?
When you walked down the aisle, you knew the odds were against you. After all, 50% of marriages end in divorce. But you were going to be different. You were going to work through any obstacles, raise children, own a home, and be successful. But now things have changed. You may be thinking that this was not supposed to happen to you. Ending a marriage was for other couples. It was not going to happen to your family.
It's hard to think clearly when so much is at stake.
Even in the best of all worlds, divorce is tough, emotional and stressful. There is just no way around this fact. Dealing with lawyers can be difficult and the legal process can be confusing.
But you don't have to go through this process alone. I can help you work through the issues you're facing in your divorce or child custody case.
My practice focuses on divorce and child custody. I know that when it comes to divorce and child custody, there is no one-size-fits all approach. Each family has its history, traditions and stories. I have been working with clients going through divorces for over 25 years. I have listened to their stories. I have helped them find solutions to the problems they faced.
I can do the same for you.
Working together, you and I can look for practical solutions to the problems you are facing. We can make sure that you have the information and knowledge you need to make thoughtful decisions about your future.
Let me be your guide.
I invite you to explore my website to learn more about who I am and how I can be your guide on the journey you are starting. If you want to learn about divorce and child custody, then reading my blog posts would be a great way to get started.
If you are ready to move forward, please call me today set up an initial consultation. And you can start today taking the steps that can lead to a better tomorrow.
Every custody case is unique because every family is unique. Let’s face it, there is no such thing as one-size-fits-all when it comes to tackling family law issues. So when you and your family find yourself facing new challenges, you need someone who will listen and take the time to understand your family. This is where I come in.
Unfortunately, divorce is a reality for many Alaskans. Most people enter a marriage never anticipating a divorce and yet half of marriages end in divorce. We have all heard the stories about the divorces that lasted two years and cost over $100,000. These stories are not representative of the average divorce case. But they are not fiction. You are wise to be taking steps to explore the divorce process and options available to you other than a full scale lengthy and expensive legal battle.
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As an attorney that focuses on divorce and family law, I often receive questions about what to expect with regards to attorney fees and costs in a divorce case. If you’re facing a divorce and have questions about the fees and costs associated with an attorney, I can help guide you through some of the more common financial scenarios that may occur during a divorce case.
Over the years, I have found that clients have many misconceptions about child custody, as well as misconceptions about their rights and obligations under child custody order after the divorce. It’s important to understand child custody laws and how they apply to your family after a divorce.
Facing a family law issue can be a terrifying experience. But you don't have to navigate the rough family law waters on your own. Call my office to set up a consultation. Together we can develop practical solutions to your tough family law problems.