A happy and healthy family life is something that every parent strives for. Unfortunately, there are times when family structures change, usually due to separation or divorce, resulting in an adverse impact on the family dynamic. The family law attorney at Thomas Hunter Legal Group can help you navigate these difficult and life changing times in order to arrive at solutions that work best for your particular family and ensure the best interests of all involved are protected.
The Role of a Family Lawyer
In family law, there are many points that need to be addressed when reaching a settlement or asking the court to make a final decision on how life will go on for a separated family. It is also best to seek the advice of a family law attorney so that each step in the process can be thoroughly explained to you.
As a result of spouses making the decision to divorce, three are many other factors to consider besides who keeps the house and what happens to the assets. Child custody, alimony, and other matters may need to be addressed. A family lawyer will guide you along the way and answer any questions you may have.
While each case will have its own intricacies that will separate it from the rest, there is a general procedure that is followed for family law cases. After consultation with an attorney and once a case is filed, the client will need to begin gathering information that pertains to the case. Once the attorney has compiled all the necessary information, the case can proceed to settlement negotiations. If a settlement cannot be reached, the case will be set on the court’s docket for a final trial. On the day of the hearing, each party will testify before the court.
Regardless of the specifics of your particular case, the attorneys at Thomas Hunter Legal Group are well equipped to handle every aspect from beginning to end. The focus in every case is on the clients and, if applicable, the children’s best interest. Whether your case calls for informal negotiations, mediation, collaborative law or court proceedings, Thomas Hunter Legal Group is equipped to handle cases of all sizes and issues and has been doing so for many years.
For more information, contact the Thomas Hunter Legal Group for a consultation.