Dealing with Contested Divorces
In a contested divorce, a judge must rule on issues such as the distribution of property or paternity disputes. Either one or both parties involved in the divorce can contest any number of issues, and the failure to conclude these disputes during the settlement proceedings will lead to the necessity of a judge to make decisions for the spouses. All divorces are complex and often difficult, but with the help of a San Jose attorney of the [firm-name], yours can be made much easier.
Taking Steps towards Completing Your Divorce
If you are facing a difficult divorce, there will be a number of steps involved that require legal know-how. These steps include the following:
- preparing, filing, and serving the divorce petition
- responding to the divorce petition
- conducting depositions
- preparing subpoenas
- navigating pretrial legal motions and hearings
- negotiating settlement proposals
- arguing your case before a judge
- appealing the judge’s decision should you disagree with it
Due to the intricate and complicated nature of many of these proceedings, it may be in your best interest to find a capable and determined lawyer who will fight for you.
Contact a San Jose Divorce Lawyer
Divorce is a big decision, and we understand how complex it can be. If you are considering divorce, contact the [firm-name] to start the conversation about your legal options by calling [phone-number] today.