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We handle cases in 9 counties: Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston, Monroe, Genesee, Lapeer and St. Clair

Suppose you have reached the end of your relationship with your spouse. In that case, you may benefit from the legal services offered by The Law Firm of Victoria, P.C., a firm dedicated to representing clients in divorce and other family law matters in Sterling Heights.

Going through a difficult divorce is not easy, but your divorce lawyers will guide you through the legal process, making it less stressful and always keeping your legal rights at the forefront. 

Schedule an initial consultation with the family law attorneys at The Law Firm of Victoria, and tell us about your case. It’s time for you to be in control of your future; let’s get started now.

What to Expect When Filing for Divorce in Sterling Heights

When you file for divorce in Sterling Heights, your divorce lawyer will help you establish a plan for the divorce. We will take the time to explain to you the various strategies available in family law, depending on the circumstances and your particular objectives.

After talking to you, we will get to know your situation, if you’re having issues with child custody or if a more interactive approach might be your best option. Whatever you decide, we will be on your side. We always want you to feel comfortable letting your lawyer handle the divorce process to ensure it moves forward as smoothly as possible.

We have the experience you need with family law and have worked with countless clients through this difficult stage in their lives. We are ready to put our best strategies to work for you and always want you to feel comfortable working with our team. 

We offer a secure and caring environment where your desires, needs, and concerns will always be taken seriously and with great empathy. Schedule a consultation today with our divorce attorney, and let us start working on your divorce process.

What Should You Do Before Filing for Divorce in Sterling Heights?

Getting a divorce is a serious matter that can have repercussions that will affect you, your spouse, and your children. Before filing for divorce in Sterling Heights, take all the time you need to make sure this is the right decision. Remember that the court is able to grant a divorce even if only one party wants to end the marriage.

Gather All Relevant Financial Documents

Put together your financial records, including bills, mortgage statements, car payments, and any other expenses that will be relevant throughout the divorce. 

Make copies of everything to show to your family law attorney. Include information on all accounts you have and share tax returns, and anything else that will help your lawyer understand your financial picture.

Determine Your Child Custody Goals

If you have children, they might have been holding you back from getting the divorce because you have not decided how you will handle child custody. Put in writing your work schedule, your kids’ schedules, and draft a potential schedule for child custody. 

Put in Place a Support Network

The divorce will undoubtedly take an emotional toll on you and your children. Surround yourself with relatives and friends who will provide you with some valuable, needed support during this difficult time. Speak with friends who have gone through this experience and let everyone know that you will be counting on their moral support and advice.

FAQ

What is included in a divorce complaint?

The complaint will be the first document you will file as you initiate the divorce process. In it, you will include identifying information such as both spouses’ names and those of the children and everyone’s date of birth. If you are filing, you will appear as the plaintiff and your spouse as the defendant. Despite these titles, both parties have the same rights.

The petition will also include the state and county where you are filing and a case number. Include your address to verify that you are filing in the correct jurisdiction and state how long you have lived there.

How can our divorce attorneys help you?

Working with a family law attorney from The Law Firm of Victoria is crucial when you are going through a divorce. This is a process that may drain you mentally, and emotionally, and working with a family law specialist will help you navigate the process in the best way possible.

Keep in mind that even when you have the best legal team by your side, you will still need to play an essential role in the proceedings. Every item, every point, and every decision will involve you and the way your life develops in the future.

Call The Law Firm of Victoria today, we are ready to start helping you during this difficult time.

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