Top Divorce Attorneys - April 2024

A. Dean Jr. Betts

Divorce and Separation

  • Divorce and Separation, Estate Planning, Family, Litigation and Wills and Living Wills
  • with 34 years of experience
Free Consultation (302) 856-5310

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Free Consultation (302) 856-5310

Curtis P Bounds

Divorce and Separation

  • Divorce and Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Employment and Labor, Domestic Violence, Adoption and Marriage and Prenuptials
  • with 34 years of experience
Free Consultation (302) 655-5000

0 reviews

Free Consultation (302) 655-5000

Matthew George Bennett

Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Serving at Meridian - Idaho

953 S. Industry Way, Idaho, 83642
  • Bankruptcy and debt, Divorce and Separation, Estate Planning, Probate and Car Accidents
  • Meridian, Idaho Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer with 10 years of experience

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Lawyer Serving at Meridian - Idaho

953 S. Industry Way, Idaho, 83642

Chip Devin Adkins

Child Custody Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

950 W. Bannock Street, Ste. 1100, Idaho, 83702
  • Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Alimony and Probate
  • Boise, Idaho Child Custody Lawyer with 5 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

950 W. Bannock Street, Ste. 1100, Idaho, 83702

Kenton Abrams Beckstead

Child Custody Lawyer Serving at Lapwai - Idaho

PO Box 365, Idaho, 83540
  • Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce and Separation, Guardianship, Adoption and Criminal Defense
  • Lapwai, Idaho Child Custody Lawyer with 12 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Lapwai - Idaho

PO Box 365, Idaho, 83540

Joseph John Alegria II

Child Custody Lawyer Serving at Galveston - Texas

5005 Crockett Blvd., Texas, 77551-5665
  • Child Custody, Criminal Defense, DUI and DWI, Divorce and Separation and Family
  • Galveston, Texas Child Custody Lawyer with 31 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Galveston - Texas

5005 Crockett Blvd., Texas, 77551-5665

Heidi Elizabeth Buck Morrison

Child Custody Lawyer Serving at Pocatello - Idaho

201 E. Center Street, Idaho, 83201
  • Child Custody, Divorce and Separation, Estate Planning, Family and Litigation
  • Pocatello, Idaho Child Custody Lawyer with 10 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Pocatello - Idaho

201 E. Center Street, Idaho, 83201

Charles Berg Bauer

Child Custody Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

1661 W. Shoreline Drive, Ste. 200, Idaho, 83702
  • Child Custody, Divorce and Separation, Family, Appeals and Appellate, Child Support, Guardianship, Marriage and Prenuptials and Probate
  • Boise, Idaho Child Custody Lawyer with 45 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

1661 W. Shoreline Drive, Ste. 200, Idaho, 83702

Johnathan Richard Baldauf

Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

380 S. 4th Street, Ste. 101, Idaho, 83702
  • Criminal Defense, Divorce and Separation, Family, DUI and DWI and Business
  • Boise, Idaho Criminal Defense Lawyer with 7 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Boise - Idaho

380 S. 4th Street, Ste. 101, Idaho, 83702

Eric Frank Baldwin

Divorce and Separation Lawyer Serving at Meridian - Idaho

3045 Copper Point Drive, Idaho, 83642
  • Divorce and Separation, Adoption, Guardianship, Trusts and Wills and Living Wills
  • Meridian, Idaho Divorce and Separation Lawyer with 23 years of experience

0 reviews

Lawyer Serving at Meridian - Idaho

3045 Copper Point Drive, Idaho, 83642

Divorce Law Introduction

Divorce law encompasses the legal termination of marriage and addresses issues such as asset division, child custody, alimony, and child support. It's a field that requires lawyers to balance legal acumen with emotional sensitivity to navigate these personal and complex cases effectively.

Key Areas in Divorce Claims

  • Asset and Property Division – Handling the equitable distribution of marital assets and debts.

  • Child Custody and Visitation – Determining custodial arrangements that serve the best interest of the children.

  • Alimony/Spousal Support – Negotiating financial support for a spouse post-divorce.

  • Child Support – Establishing fair financial support for the upbringing of children.

  • Mediation and Settlement – Facilitating negotiations to reach amicable divorce settlements.

Essential Considerations When Selecting the Ideal Divorce Lawyer 

  • Specialization and Experience – Look for lawyers with a focus on family and divorce law and relevant experience.

  • Reputation and Success Rate – Research their success in handling similar divorce cases.

  • Client Reviews and Testimonials – Read feedback to understand their effectiveness and client service.

How to Choose a Divorce Attorney for Your Specific Case

  • Initial Research – Browse our directory for potential divorce lawyers.

  • Credentials Verification – Check their legal qualifications and standing with the bar association.

  • Consultation – Discuss your case, understand their approach, and assess communication skills.

  • Decision Making – Select a lawyer who offers the right mix of expertise, compassion, and assertiveness.

What Goes the Divorce Process Involve

  • Initial Consultation – Understand your rights and the lawyer's approach to your divorce case.

  • Filing for Divorce – Officially initiating the divorce process in court.

  • Negotiation – Working towards a settlement agreement based on various aspects of the divorce.

  • Trial Preparation – Preparing for court proceedings if settlement talks fail.

  • Resolution – Concluding the divorce process with a court decree, finalizing the terms of the divorce.

Types of Resolutions in Divorce Cases

  • Court Decrees – Official judgments that finalize divorce terms.

  • Settlement Agreements – Mutually agreed-upon terms for divorce, often reached outside of court.

  • Custody Agreements – Legal arrangements for child custody and visitation.

  • Financial Arrangements – Settlements for alimony, child support, and asset division.

Common Challenges in Divorce Cases

  • Emotional Strain – Managing the emotional aspects of divorce while ensuring fair legal outcomes.

  • Complex Asset Division – Navigating the division of complex marital estates.

  • Custody Disputes – Resolving custody issues while prioritizing children's best interests.

  • Legal and Financial Complications – Dealing with the intertwining of legal and financial matters in divorce.

Divorce Lawyers FAQs

Consider their specialization in family law, experience with similar cases, and their approach to client communication. Legal.com's directory can assist in this selection process.
Services provided by the best divorce attorneys include asset division, child custody, alimony, child support negotiations, court representations, and mediation.
Look at their expertise in divorce law, case history, client reviews, and how they plan to handle your case.
Some divorce attorneys offer free consultations. You should confirm any fees and charges directly with the attorney before hiring them.
The list is updated monthly to provide the most current and accurate information on the top divorce lawyers.
Our selection of divorce lawyers to list is based on peer and client reviews, professional achievements, and our own independent research.
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