There is no doubt that divorce is a traumatic and difficult and traumatic time for anyone. If you have or are considering filing for divorce in Travis County, you may be concerned that your divorce case will drag on and on in the courts. What you would really prefer is a quiet, low-key divorce that avoids the messiness and increased cost of prolonged litigation.
The fact is, depending on the circumstances between you and your spouse; several options are available to you to reach a settlement in your divorce case, some of which do not require litigation. Of course, even if your case is not going to go to court, you will want to have an experienced and knowledgeable divorce attorney at your side during the entire process. Avoiding litigation does not mean that you still do not need expert legal counsel to protect your rights and your interests. However, your divorce attorney should be able to help you in avoiding having to appear in a Travis County courtroom if that is what you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse desire.
Unfortunately, avoiding litigation is not only up to you and your attorney, your partner may contest the divorce or many not agree to the terms that are arrived at outside of litigation. In such instances, you may be unable to avoid the prolonged and messy courtroom scenario that you had hoped to avoid. However, even in these instances, your attorney can prove to be invaluable in helping you to reach an agreement that is amenable to both of you.
Having an attorney who is compassionate to your struggles, your situation, and your needs, but who will, at the same time, aggressively defend your rights and assiduously pursue your best interests is absolutely essential whether your divorce is resolved outside of or within the courtroom. Knowing that you have an advocate whom you can trust to do what is best for you will reduce the stress of your divorce and help to keep the messiness at bay.
It may be that even though you and your partner try to resolve your issues outside of court, you are the one who is unsatisfied with the terms that are being arrived at through negotiations. In such cases, your attorney will continue to pursue your best interests until you are completely satisfied with the outcome of your divorce and feel that you can move on with your life.
If divorce is part of your current reality and you or your partner have filed or plan to file for divorce in Travis County, make sure that your rights are upheld and your best interests protected by contacting an experienced divorce attorney today. Your attorney can provide you with the help you need to dissolve your marriage and begin a new chapter in your life.