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Why You Need a Bucks County Divorce Attorney


When a person is filing for a divorce, one of the things they are thinking about is their financial situation. They may even wonder if they can afford a lawyer, particularly if there are multiple properties to divide or spousal support and child support that will need to be paid. Sometimes just the thought of spending more funds on an attorney is stressful.

Even though you can file for divorce without an attorney, it is likely not in your best interest. An experienced Bucks County family attorney can help to protect your rights and resolve any issues of contention.

A Divorce Lawyer Can Identify Key Issues

A lawyer can help you by identifying and resolving issues efficiently and quickly as you go through the divorce process. With experience and knowledge, a divorce attorney will be able to file all the appropriate paperwork, calculate financial numbers, and file the needed motions and petitions necessary to move forward with your divorce.

It is also helpful to have legal professionals on your side to protect your interests. Attempting to save money by not hiring an attorney may cause you to lose money in the long run. During the divorce process, a lot will be assessed that is connected to your financial future. Secure your future and have a lawyer help with marital property division and the calculation of support payments, whether that is child support or spousal support. A Bucks County family attorney knows how much you can secure and how to protect your interests long term.

Professionals Know the Law

There are potentially a variety of legal issues that need to be resolved when a couple is divorcing. This can lead to mistakes. Particularly when people believe they can navigate a complicated legal system on their own.

For example, if an asset is overvalued or undervalued mistakes will be made within financial settlements. In some cases, it is even necessary to participate in future legal battles to correct the mistake. This can cause more pain, emotionally and financially. An attorney can help you to avoid any missteps. Their professional experience means you can do things right the first time and move forward.

Plus, accomplished attorneys know how to handle a divorce case without delays. There are many types of documentation to assemble, forms to be filled out, and witnesses to be called.  Each of these steps are necessary and a lawyer knows how to handle all of these items simultaneously. They will know when there are problems and how to fix them. When you have a professional on your side, you can secure the agreement you need and finalize your divorce as efficiently as possible.

Entrust your divorce to a legal team that is experienced and passionate. If you are going through a divorce in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, Kardos, Rickles & Hand can help. Let our lawyers take care of all the technical aspects of your divorce and help you move forward with the rest of your life. Schedule your consultation today, call 215-968-6602.


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