At Wishart Law, our attorneys have over 40 years of experience in assisting clients in a wide range of family law matters including Divorce, Annulment & Legal Separation, Parentage/Paternity, Domestic violence, Grandparent’s Rights, Child Custody and Visitation, and much more.
While you may not be able to control or predict everything that happens, you can take steps at the beginning to help your attorney get your case started as quickly and efficiently as possible. It may also be possible to save time, money and stress by choosing an alternative to the traditional divorce process.
At the beginning of your divorce, perhaps the most important thing you can do is gather your financial documents. Your attorney needs these to start determining how much you and your spouse own in marital assets and debts. This is vitally important to help calculate your rightful share of the property, as well as what your spouse could afford to pay in child or spousal support.
Before meeting with one of our attorneys for the first time, we recommend our clients try to get copies of the following documents: