Reasons To Hire A Family Law Attorney

At the Salt Lake City law office of Stephen J. Buhler, Attorney at Law, we talk to many clients who either tried to handle their divorce without an attorney or are convinced that they do not need an attorney to help them find answers in their case. Many of these clients later make major mistakes that threaten their ability to get through the divorce in one piece. We wanted to take a few moments to discuss the advantages to hiring a family law attorney, and what we can do to help with your case.

You will have a much better idea of what to expect in your case

Clients often come in to our office to discuss their specific objectives for their divorce. They have friends or relatives who have been through the process and they have similar expectations for their divorce. They either really want to make life miserable for everyone involved or want full custody of the kids and the house.

Divorce is a series of compromises. You are not going to get everything you want. It seldom works that way. Together, we can review your situation and discuss the realistic options that are available to you. You can then make informed decisions about the positive steps to take that prevent you from becoming needlessly bogged down by each and every issue.

You have someone who understands the law

In Utah, there are many different laws that apply to the divorce, depending upon the item being discussed. There are laws that apply to the division of marital property, the custody of the children, and child or spousal support.

Your lawyer can help you learn more about how the law applies to your situation and address any concerns that you may have. Additionally, an attorney will be able to advocate for you inside and outside of the courtroom, pursuing a best-case scenario that helps you resolve your divorce in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

You can focus on your needs and not your case

This is perhaps one of the most overlooked benefits of hiring an attorney to handle your case. When you are going through a divorce or custody battle, you will have a lot of emotions that you will need to address. You might be upset or frustrated with your spouse, and this can make it very challenging to make clearheaded decisions when the time comes.

An attorney enables you to focus on those feelings instead of having to deal with everything all at once. You know that you will have someone looking out for you, and the other side will not be able to take advantage of you when you are in this position.

Want More Information About What We Can Do To Help You?

We are here to provide you with compassionate legal representation that helps you through such a difficult time. To speak to our experienced lawyer, call our office at 801-996-4193 or send us an email to arrange your free consultation.