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Are you considering filing for divorce in East Orange? We can help you! Our team of divorce lawyers have handled hundreds of divorce cases over the years, ranging from uncontested to complex. Call (201) 798-8000 today, use our contact form below, or chat with us live 24/7 for a free consultation.

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We proudly represent divorce clients throughout New Jersey, including East Orange

Divorce is never easy, and it is even more difficult when the other party refuses to cooperate and refuses to live reasonably with their spouse. Sometimes this can lead to the acrimony that negatively affects everything that your family has worked for.

When one partner leaves the marriage on bad terms and takes his/her family with him or her, it is called a high-conflict divorce. This can be very messy, especially if you do not have a divorce lawyer fighting for your interests. Experienced East Orange divorce lawyers from Bhatt Law Group are here to help you in your situation.

Steps to take when preparing for a divorce

If you’re considering divorce, you should act quickly to protect your rights. The longer you wait, the more difficult it will be for you to get a fair settlement and avoid the many pitfalls that can come with divorce. Here is what you should do.

  • Find a divorce lawyer

    It is important to find an East Orange Divorce lawyer who knows how to handle the process. Make sure that your lawyer has experience with similar cases and has dealt with other couples who have been through this process.

    You may also want to ask for references from previous clients so that you can get an idea of what kind of experience they will have during the course of your case.

    If possible, consider attending mediation before filing for divorce because it can help you get through this difficult time by allowing both parties to talk about their feelings and concerns without going to court.

  • Prepare essential documents

    Divorce attorneys are familiar with all of the forms that are necessary in order to file for divorce. They can help you create them and make sure they are completed accurately before filing.

    The most important document is the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, which must be filed before the court date listed on your marriage certificate (if applicable).

    It’s also important to have all of your bills, receipts, tax returns, etc., ready so that your spouse must sign them off when signing over marital property or paying spousal support payments.

  • Focus on your children

    In the midst of a divorce, a parent may feel overwhelmed and unprepared for what’s ahead. But it’s important to focus on your children’s needs and ensure that they are being taken care of. If you’re not sure where to start, consider talking to an East Orange Divorce lawyer about your case.

  • Organize your financial resources

    Once you have decided on how much time and energy you want to put into this situation, then it’s time to start making plans for how you will handle the finances of your family.

    This can be difficult because there are many different aspects that come into play when preparing for divorce: child support payments, alimony payments, property division settlements, etc.

    But before we get into all of that, let’s focus first on organizing our finances so we know exactly where everything is going each month.

    For instance, a child support agreement can help make sure that everyone has their basic needs covered including health insurance and child support payments.

  • Surround yourself with supportive friends and family

    Sometimes, the only way to get through a divorce is to have good people around you who can support you. The first step to preparing for a divorce is to surround yourself with supportive friends and family.

    They can provide you with the emotional support that you need during this difficult time. If you have children, make sure they know what is happening and are in an environment where they feel safe.

  • Seek help if there is any domestic violence

    Seek immediate legal help if there is any domestic violence in your relationship. This can be a very stressful time as you deal with all of the emotions that come up in a divorce.

    You want to make sure that your rights are being protected and that you are receiving accurate information about how the law applies to your situation.

Do you really need a divorce lawyer?

When you’re going through your divorce, you may feel like you have no choice but to hire an attorney. But is this really true?

The first thing to understand is that most people don’t need an East Orange Divorce Lawyer to get a divorce. There are many ways to do this on your own or with the help of friends and family members who are willing to act as co-counselors.

However, the process might be more complex if there was domestic violence involved and when the other spouse does not agree on child custody and support needed after the process. You also need to be sure that your rights are protected 100%.

If your marriage has been on the rocks for many years and there are serious problems in your relationship, then you may want someone on your side who can provide legal guidance and help protect your interests during court proceedings.

In these cases, hiring an East Orange Divorce Lawyer can be highly beneficial because he or she will know all about the laws governing marriage and divorce in your state so that he or she can represent you properly during court proceedings.

On the other hand, money issues are always going to be at the top of everyone’s list when deciding whether or not they need to hire a lawyer. As mentioned above, it’s critical to organize your finances well when thinking of a divorce, so that you avoid any financial strain.

Contact an East Orange Divorce Lawyer

While divorce is never a pleasant experience, seeking a lawyer can help take some of the stings out of it. It is of utmost importance to hire a capable and knowledgeable lawyer to represent you in your divorce case.

Not only will this make it easier for you to navigate the difficult waters that lay ahead, but it will also allow you to reduce the amount of stress that you are experiencing in your life.

If you are considering a divorce, or if you already have begun the process, call an East Orange Divorce Lawyer from Bhatt Law Group today at ((201) 798-8000. This step will make sense of the process because you will get some advice on how best to proceed with your case.

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Domestic matters can be incredibly complicated and emotional. Our team of New Jersey family lawyers at Bhatt Law Group are dedicated to protecting your best interests in family law matters, from divorce to custody disputes to DYFS investigations. Let us help you through this challenging time in your life.

 

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