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Reasons to Hire a Pennsylvania Family Law Attorney for Your Divorce

By Sheryl Rentz on August 28, 2012

Couples who have decided to end their union will likely tell you that, even though the decision to split was extraordinarily difficult, the process of obtaining a divorce can be lengthy, stressful, and overwhelming. Obtaining a divorce is unfortunately not as easy as signing a piece of paper and a number of issues need to be agreed upon and settled before the divorce can be finalized. Thus, without proper legal representation, your rights may not be protected.

With this in mind, it is important for anyone filing for divorce or in the midst of divorce proceedings to understand the importance of hiring an experienced PA family law attorney to assist them through the entire divorce process. Find Law explains the following reasons why a family law attorney can help:

  1. Assessing Divorce Options: A family law attorney has experience with divorce cases and can help you decide what the best course of action is for your case, such as your options in areas like child custody. Also, an attorney can help you decide if your case can be settled through alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, which can save you time and money.
  2. Objectivity: A divorce can be extremely taxing and a very emotional time for a person, and a divorce lawyer will be objective in handling your case and will not make any rash decisions, even when your emotions may be running high.
  3. Experience: An experienced family law attorney will be able to deal effectively and efficiently with opposing counsel, whether during family court or during informal settlement negotiations. In addition, a skilled attorney will have the experience needed if a trial becomes necessary in your case.
  4. Divorce Details: The paperwork that may be needed to finalize your divorce can be complicated, and an attorney will ensure everything is filled out and filed correctly. Also, in complex divorce cases, such as when a pair has extensive property or financial assets, an attorney can work with specialized experts and consultants to support your arguments and reach a successful settlement.

The decision of selecting and hiring the right attorney for your divorce case is not an easy one, but deciding to seek legal representation may be the best decision you can make during a divorce. Sheryl R. Rentz has the experience and legal knowledge needed to obtain a successful divorce settlement for you and amicably and efficiently sort out the fine details commonly found in a divorce. To see how she can provide you with excellent representation, call (610) 645-0100 for a free consultation.

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