IS YOUR MARRIAGE ENDING?
In this day and age, it is a sad truth that not every married couple stays together forever. Statistics in California, especially in Riverside County, show an upward swing in marriages ending prematurely. Just because divorce is becoming more common, does not make the process any less painful. Frequently, the process brings suffering and emotional distress to everyone involved.
Ending your marriage will not be a simple or easy decision. Going through a divorce, legal separation or annulment is stressful- some even say that it’s traumatic. No matter how a marriage ends, the legal process will not only affect you, it will affect your entire family, emotionally and financially. The more contentious the divorce, the greater the emotional toll will be on you and your loved ones.
A good California lawyer understands that divorce will affect all aspects of your life. If you are not in the hands of the right attorney, you will spend your free time worrying about your future. Your divorce, legal separation or annulment will force you to reevaluate your life. Your relationships with your friends and family will change. It will force you to reexamine your very sense of identity.
Whether you live in Riverside County, San Bernardino County, or San Diego County, a good attorney knows that the skillful handling of your divorce will lead to a better financial outcome and less conflict for you and your children.
When you ask us for help, Family Law Matters has one goal: to get you through your divorce as quickly and as amicably, with as minimal impact as possible on your children. Once hired, we immediately begin working toward attaining an appropriate outcome for you and your family. This includes obtaining orders for all aspects of your divorce, such as:
- Making you a single person
- Obtaining Child Custody orders
- Resolving Legal and Physical Custody issues
- Obtaining a fair Child Support order
- Obtaining a fair Spousal Support order
- Dividing the Property of the marriage
- Dividing the Pension and Retirement accounts
- Dividing the Debts of the marriage
- Obtaining a favorable Attorney Fee order
- Enforcing any existing Court Orders
- Obtaining a fair Marital Separation Agreement
DIVORCE, LEGAL SEPARATION AND ANNULMENT
When you marriage is over, the stakes are high. Not only has your financial security been shattered, your children are hurt and your identity has been ripped apart. Ending your marriage requires so many decisions. The first one requires you to choose whether to file for divorce, legal separation of an annulment. This is a decision a capable family law attorney can help guide you through.
Divorce is for those who wish to end the marriage forever and finally. They are free to remarry in the future. Legal separation is for those who wish to remain married but wish to obtain final orders regarding property, children and support. An annulment is for those who, for whatever reason, never had a valid marriage. Regardless of the vehicle you choose to end your marriage, the pain you feel is real. You will be required to make difficult decisions and will need knowledgeable representative and comprehensive assistance. We assist our clients in all aspects of ending a marriage.
Divorce Asset Protection
For individuals with a high net worth in Corona and Riverside County, the divorce process brings a special set of circumstances. The lawyers at Family Law Matters has the experience to discreetly work through your complex financial issues. We regularly work with clients who have substantial marital assets and understand the delicate balance between obtaining a fair divorce settlement through negotiation and becoming embroiled in protracted and nasty litigation to protect what you earned through your hard work and innovation. We know that your goal is to reach a fast and fair divorce settlement that protects you financially and spares you emotionally. However, we also know that you need to protect your assets. High net worth divorces require legal experience and an understanding of accounting and tax law to ensure that the accurate distribution. Our legal team has extensive knowledge in financial aspects of complex divorces.
Whether you are active duty military or are the spouse of someone who active duty, you have sacrificed for your country. Military personnel and their families have endured hardships unique to their situation. Being in the military and having a family typically means there are long absences from the family, tours of duty, and moves accompanying reassignments.
Military divorce also brings with it unique legal issues. When one spouse is an active member of the military, different laws can apply. For instance, in California, there are laws protect a serviceman or woman when a divorce action is filed. These laws protect active members of the military from being subjected to litigation without their knowledge. Other areas which differ are where the divorce may be filed and how the military pension may be divided. It is important to employ an attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in military divorce. Our legal team is able to represent you in Riverside County, San Diego County and San Bernardino County. If you have questions about military divorce and are looking for a tireless and nonjudgmental advocate call us for a consultation.