We understand that an initial consultation for divorce can be a stressful time. We want to make it go as smoothly as possible. Here are four things that you should bring with you to an initial consultation.
- Last 2-3 Tax Returns
- Last 2-3 pay stubs
- Copies of prior orders, judgments, or filings in your case
- Any evidence of any abuse or domestic violence
Bringing all of these items with you will help us to get to get a clear picture of your case so that we can properly advise you about child support, spousal support, or any other aspects of your case.
Many people like to bring a friend or family member with them to an initial consultation for support. It is important that you realize, however, that if you bring anyone with you, you will waive any confidentiality with regards to that person. So, please make sure that if you bring someone, that it is someone that you trust,
Ben Wishart has been recognized by The American Institute’s Family Law Division for excellence in the field.
Frequently the question arises: ” How long will this take?” There is no flat answer, but below are listed some time frames to give you an idea.
Spousal Support is not the same for every case and will vary depending on determining factors.
If you are filing for relief or assistance from the Court prior to the time of trial or after a judgment, you are filing a “Request For Order” a.k.a. ” RFO” in which you are requesting the Court to make orders regarding a specific issue.
Parentage actions are filed when the parties have a child or children together, but were never married.