Discovery Defined Discovery is the legal process of obtaining important information during divorce, legal separation or the dissolution of a domestic partnership. Spouses use it to gather evidence from each other or from third party sources like banks or employers. The formal discovery process usually begins shortly after you and/or your spouse initiate legal proceedings
Going to Court
She’s hiding from the process server. He won’t pay his spousal support on time. She’s lying about her income. He refuses to give you copies of his financial records. Her attorney is ignoring your attorney’s calls. He is throwing temper tantrums in mediation. She wants to fight about anything and everything. As a divorce attorney
Depositions can be unnerving, but the truth is that you have significant control over the experience. You hold information your spouse wants and you can determine how and when it’s delivered. Exercise control, but keep these dos and don’ts in mind. Your nerves will thank you. DO: Insist that your lawyer meet with you and
Divorce can be a tedious, stressful, emotionally exhausting, and financially draining endeavor. A divorce trial can make this already difficult situation overwhelming. As a result of the immense stress, money spent, time wasted, uncertain outcomes, and great risk of loss, an estimated 98% of divorces never even make it to court, and are often settled
If for one reason or another you aren’t able to settle your divorce out of court and the big day is fast approaching, you probably want to know as much as you can about what’s in store. For people who have never been to court before the whole process is intimidating and daunting. Gaining an
Think of the courtroom as a stage. You’re the lead actress and the judge is a critic. He’s watching your every move and listening to your every word. Your job as the star is to convey a positive message, which in turn, leads to a favorable ruling. To prepare for your role, consider these tips.