Before we tackle the above topic, it’s worth defining “family law” for anyone who may not have read our previous blog articles on this legal area. Family law covers such things as separation, divorce, spousal maintenance and child maintenance. So, those needing divorce legal advice or child custody legal advice, to give just two examples, would look for a law firm such as Craig Jensen Lawyers which specialises in family law legal advice.
There are four main reasons why this assistance is so strongly recommended:
When legal issues centre on something as important and life-affecting as one’s relationship or offspring, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of the legal implications and potential ramifications. A family lawyer will explain these to you in plain language so that you can make properly informed decisions and avoid penalties for neglecting your specific responsibilities. Reputations may still be damaged by inadvertently doing the wrong thing.
Going through an event such as a divorce can be a traumatic experience. Fortunately, when you contact a law firm for divorce process legal advice, you are starting a process that will make sure you get plenty of support at every step of the way to help you through this often difficult time. Professional support can be especially valuable for those who are affected by literacy/language problems, poor health or other physical challenges, or being in a remote rural location.
Firstly, in terms of resources, the assistance of a family lawyer will usually make things cheaper, less time-consuming and less stressful (see previous point) in the long run. Secondly, the family law legal advice with which you are provided is likely to result in the most positive possible outcome, subject to all of the relevant factors which the court must consider. Those after child custody legal advice, for instance, never want to leave anything to chance – nor should they.
There’s an old saying: “A problem shared is a problem halved.” That’s very true with a good lawyer. On the flipside, trying to deal with a problem alone when you are not personally qualified to do so may well result in additional legal difficulties, for yourself and/or for the rest of your family. No-one wants this when it can so easily be avoided by wasting no time in securing the right legal advice.
Contact Dr Craig Jensen Lawyers today. We have decades of experience in this area and can boast countless satisfied clients. To chat about your particular circumstances and how we can help, please contact our team or visit our convenient location at 485 Algester Road, Parkinson.