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5 Reasons to Hire a Divorce Attorney

Divorce can be one of the most emotional and stressful times in a person’s life. It’s important to have an experienced and zealous advocate on your side. Hiring a good divorce attorney will allow you to focus on the psychological and emotional aspects of your situation while knowing that all of the legal issues are being taken care of correctly.

1. They will make sure all the paperwork is filed properly. There is a huge amount of paperwork involved in a divorce and it’s easy to make mistakes which can cause delays and even get you on the bad side of an impatient judge. A good attorney will make sure all of the documents are filled out correctly and filed on time.

2. They will help you stay objective. Emotions can run high during divorce proceedings and it’s easy to say something that could be detrimental to your case. A good attorney will keep you from saying things that you may later regret. They will also be able to negotiate with your spouse’s lawyer on your behalf and help you come up with a settlement that’s fair to both of you.

3. They will help you understand what your options are. There are many concerns in a divorce such as how property or assets will be divided and whether or not you will receive spousal or child support. A good attorney will be able to help you understand your options so that you can make informed decisions about what you want to happen with your case.

4. They will help you save money in the long run. There are a lot of expenses associated with divorce including filing fees, court costs and hiring experts such as real estate appraisers or custody evaluators. A good attorney will be able to cut down on these expenses by negotiating with the other party and making sure all of the necessary information is provided to the court before they hire an expert.

5. They will ensure everything is fair. This is especially important if there are children involved in the case or if there are allegations of domestic violence. A good attorney will be able to ensure that the terms of your divorce are fair and will fight for your rights if necessary.

If you’re interested in hiring a Divorce Attorney then please feel free to contact us at Mazur, Bocketti, Nisonoff & Khavulya, P.C. Our lawyers specialize in divorce, child custody, and other family law matters. We will be happy to set up a consultation with you to discuss your specific situation and answer any questions that you have. We offer free initial consultations for all new clients so that you can determine if we are the right fit for your needs. We serve clients in New York City and the surrounding areas. To schedule a consultation, please call us at 212 368-6000 or fill out our online contact form. If you do not have the funds to hire an attorney, most states have legal aid programs that can provide you with free or discounted representation.