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For most people, a divorce is one of the most stressful events imaginable. Even in the best divorce scenarios, difficult family and economic issues need to be resolved reasonably and objectively. Which parent will the kids live with? Who stays in the family home, and who must move out? How much child support is appropriate? Is spousal support necessary? Even though divorces and related custody and support disputes have the potential to be among the most stressful and emotional of all legal matters, having an experienced divorce attorney on your side can make the process easier, and can help to ensure that your interests are protected to the fullest extent possible.

How a Divorce Attorney Can Help

If you are thinking about filing for divorce, or if your spouse has initiated divorce proceedings, now is the time to make sure you will have an experienced divorce attorney on your side throughout the divorce process. Possibly more so than in any other type of civil law case, what can be at stake in a divorce will seriously impact you and your family -- both emotionally and economically -- now and for many years in the future. An experienced divorce attorney will evaluate your divorce case with you -- explaining what you can expect and identifying your options. At every stage in the divorce process, your attorney will represent you zealously, and will act to protect both your legal rights and your personal interests, all with the goal of ensuring that the outcome of your divorce is as favorable for you as possible.

Finding an Experienced Divorce Attorney

For an overview of how to go about finding the right attorney for you, download FindLaw's Guide to Hiring a Divorce Lawyer [pdf]. To find a divorce attorney or law firm to help you with the divorce process and all related issues, go to the "Find a Lawyer" box below. You can also search for an experienced Divorce Attorney near you by using the FindLaw Lawyer Directory.

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your rights are protected.
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