Ending your marriage can be an overwhelming experience, with so many issues to deal with. Depending on your circumstances, you may need to consider both the financial and child related ramifications of going through a divorce. The first step in the process should be to figure out who to turn to to get your questions answered and to get the legal knowledge and understanding you need to make intelligent decisions moving forward.
The family law firm of Plog & Stein, P.C. has been representing Littleton divorce clients for nearly two decades. With years of experience and a firm understanding of Colorado divorce and family law, each of our attorneys is equipped to provide you with the quality representation you need. Our only goals is striving for the best possible outcome for you, the client.
Serving divorce and child custody clients in Littleton, including both Arapahoe and Jefferson Counties. Contact us online, or call us today at (303) 781-0322 to speak with an attorney for FREE!Understanding Divorce in Littleton
Your divorce case entails so much more than just the court ending your marriage. It entails working towards a plan that allows you to move with you life in the best financial position possible, given the circumstances. With children, it entails working to make sure they are accounted for in a manner geared towards their emotional, developmental, and financial best interests.
When divorcing, each spouse may be entitled to certain things, or have certain obligations, which will need to be dealt with as part of the case. In Colorado divorce cases with no children, there will still be financial issues which need to be resolved. Resolution will either come through agreement or a judge will ultimately enter orders after a contested hearing. Specifically, your divorce might include the following financial matters:
If there are children involved you will also need to resolve issues concerning:
Understanding your legal rights and obligations early on can help you formulate a plan for effectively resolving these issues. Throughout your case, there are steps and procedures which need to be followed tied into legal documents, financial disclosures, settlement negotiations, and court preparation.
In cases in which the spouses agree upon each issue, the divorce can be granted in ninety-one (91) days from service or a joint filing. When there are contested issues, your case could take several months. Depending on the complexities of the marital estate (property) or perhaps child issues, there might be need for one or more experts to weigh in on things such the value of a business or what is in the children’s best interest as relates to a parenting time/visitation schedule. Each case is different. Recognizing this, we work to build a strategy tailored to your specific concerns. Both in and out of the courtroom, the members of the family law team at Plog & Stein will work hard to advance your objectives in the most sensible and cost effective manner possible.Divorce Done Right!
In any Littleton divorce case, detail matters. Effectively dissolving your marriage requires understanding the finer points in terms of what a well written court order looks like. Specificity matters when it comes to dividing up a retirement account or crafting language related to disposition of the marital home. Likewise, when dealing with child issues, you want to make sure your parenting schedule is detailed, with no room for guess work. Having an experienced family law attorney is invaluable in terms of making sure the final result of your divorce case is an array of comprehensive, workable orders giving you a clear plan of how things will be moving forward.
Whether your divorce is simple or complex, we will be there for you, each step of the way, to ensure your rights are well protected. Let us put our 60 plus years of combined legal experience to work for you!