Divorce Lawyers Angola
Divorce is one of the most significant experiences you will face during the course of your life. The change is so cataclysmic, that it will rank up there with the birth of a child, graduation, and your marriage as one of the most significant developments in your life. Most people do not feel comfortable with this change. Much of that discomfort arises from insecurity concerning money and your ability to handle the load when it comes to raising children and ensuring they have an adequate house to come home to. The Angola divorce lawyers at The Bellinger Law Office can help secure your interests and lay the groundwork for your future.
Common Issues Related to Divorce
Divorce is the legal separation of two individuals who were once considered a single entity for tax purposes. Assets from the marital estate must be divided, a determination must be made considering the children, who they will reside with, and what kind of financial support they will have. There are a number of major choices that you will have to make. These include:
- What type of divorce should I file? You have a number of options. Most couples start off in mediation, but if that does not appear to be working, litigation is still an option. There are also contested versus uncontested divorces, collaborative divorces, arbitrated divorces, cooperative divorces, and more. You will want to discuss your options with your attorney.
- How will child custody be decided? Custody issues are among the most contentious. Indiana law assumes that it is in the best interests of the children to have full access to both their parents unless the danger would outweigh the good. This requires one party to provide evidence as to why the other party should not have access to the children. Even when custody is awarded to only one parent, the other may still have visitation rights. Our attorneys can help ensure your interests when it comes to the children, but ultimately, the decision belongs to the court.
- Financial considerations – Divorce is one of the leading causes of bankruptcy. You will have to determine whether or not you need spousal support (alimony) and child support. In most cases, the court will order child support even if the parent does not have custody or visitation rights. Our lawyers can ensure that you are adequately supported if you have custody of the children or that your support payments do not exceed your financial capacity.
Talk to an Angola Divorce Lawyer Today
If you are planning to divorce your spouse, call the Angola divorce attorneys at The Bellinger Law Office today to discuss your situation, goals, and best possible outcome. Our attorneys will fight to ensure your needs are adequately met as you lay the groundwork for the next chapter of your life.