Surviving Divorce | Hiring a Competent Divorce Attorney

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Surviving Divorce | Hiring a Competent Divorce Attorney

Surviving Divorce | Hiring a Competent Divorce Attorney

If you and your spouse are contemplating a divorce there are many things to consider. A decision of such magnitude should not be taken lightly. A divorce is a life-changing event that should be tackled with the assistance of a competent divorce attorney. Your attorney can help you navigate the pitfalls of divorce to ensure that you survive the divorce process, financially, emotionally, and protect your custody rights when children are involved.

There is much more to consider far beyond your immediate needs. You must consider the long-term ramification of a divorce. You need to make good decisions now that will have an effect on your life in the future and help you deal with the aftermath. A competent divorce attorney can guide you through the process.

Here are some important topics to ponder as you consider divorce:

Reminisce About the Past

You and your spouse should discuss your past together to make sure that you won’t have any regrets should you follow through with your divorce. A divorce is a very emotional experience, you need to be 100% certain that you and your spouse are ready to move on and go your separate directions.

Organize Your Finances

Review your current financial situation in great detail. You need to understand that your living costs will change. Going forward you will be responsible for monthly costs that previously may have been split between you and your spouse. Be sure to develop a new budget in advance so you won’t be surprised after your divorce.

Consider Child Custody Issues

Perhaps the most difficult part of dealing with a divorce is how it affects your children. Hopefully your situation is an amicable one and you can sort out the custody issues in advance. There are plenty of things to consider:

  • Which spouse will have primary custody of your children
  • What is your agreement with regard to visitations
  • What school will the children attend
  • Who will be paying child support, and what is a reasonable amount to pay each month

Hire a Competent Divorce Attorney

The biggest mistake you can make it going at it on your own, or perhaps worse hiring an attorney who is not experience in divorce law. Be sure to do your due diligence and hire an experienced and competent divorce attorney.

Let me help you plan for your divorce and protect your interests. Give me a call at (561)-454-9727 or stop by our offices in Broward County at 205 West Davie Blvd Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316. For legal service in Palm Beach County stop by our Boynton Beach office at 8328 Waterline Dr. #106, Boynton Beach, Florida 33472.


The blog articles found here are not intended to be legal advice. Your specific case or legal issue should be reviewed by a Lawyer. Contact Ray Ledezma to discuss your case at (561)-454-9727 or send an email to