Getting a Family Law Attorney may feel like a daunting task to most people. We all hope to never have to hire one. In situations such as divorce, child custody or child support & domestic violence issues, having a family law attorney or not could make or break your future.
Family law issues can be extremely complex and oftentimes the relating laws are very difficult to understand much less navigate successfully. An experienced lawyer will understand the lingo and will have a solid professional relationship with the courts. This can have a huge impact on the outcome and timeliness of your case.
Most courts are already inundated with family law cases, and in cases where parents/spouses choose to represent themselves, unnecessary mistakes can be made. These mistakes can be taxing on the judges and court personnel, who then have to spend more time explaining the process. In turn this can drag out your case and use up valuable resources from the courts. This creates backlogs in the court’s system and forces judges to make decisions with limited resources.
A family law attorney will be able to step aside from the emotional aspects of a case and be better able to present the facts. This may sound cold, but it is actually the opposite as your attorney wants the best possible outcome for you.