The legal process does not have to be.
With early advice from McComb Witten Marcoux, you can avoid years of stress and expense.
PLANNING TO LEAVE
The best time to get legal advice is before you separate. There are steps you can take to prepare yourself for the best outcome.
Timing matters: you may need advice on when and how to leave. We can help.
When children are involved, careful planning is critical.
FORMALIZING YOUR SEPARATION
If you are legally married, you will need a court order from a judge to formally divorce your spouse.
The first step, in most divorces, is for the parties to live separately for one year.
When both spouses agree to divorce, the court application can be straightforward. McComb Witten Marcoux offers a flat rate for uncontested divorces.
WHEN IT GETS UGLY
Your ex-spouse may be completely unreasonable and make your separation difficult. Even getting something simple like a court order for divorce may involve a fight.
If it is messy, you need calm and clear legal guidance to keep the process on track, yet ensure your rights are protected.
When you have a battle on your hands, our lawyers have your back both at the negotiating table and in the courtroom.
WHAT MAKES US GOOD
Whatever type of separation you are facing, our lawyers are skilled at defusing tense standoffs and finding common ground so everyone can move forward.
We take pride in thinking first, planning carefully and acting decisively.