One question that many people have when starting the divorce process is, “how long will this take?” Like so many…
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Divorce Litigation in Annandale, VA
Every method of divorce takes a financial and emotional toll on all parties, but divorce litigation can be exceptionally draining. More amicable forms of resolution, such as mediation or collaborative divorce, suggest that both parties wish to resolve the matter with minimal disruption. Litigation, however, is most common in a unilateral or hostile divorce, where only one party wishes to end the marriage or is being hostile or contentious about settling. The majority of litigation cases are settled out of court after the attorney for each spouse has presented their clients’ case to a judge for review. The process can be lengthy, difficult, and costly, and it should not be entered into lightly.
The team of knowledgeable, experienced professionals at Graham Law Firm, PLLC has been providing clients throughout Annandale and Northern Virginia with unparalleled legal services for over 20 years. Our family attorneys are well versed in all areas of divorce law, using time-honored litigation skills to work towards a beneficial outcome.
If you are involved in a unilateral or hostile divorce, make sure your interests are well represented for the best chance of a successful resolution. Contact us today to schedule a divorce litigation consultation in the Annandale area.
Why Choose Divorce Litigation?
Divorce litigation is the option most commonly used by couples who have tried and failed to settle their divorce through mediation or collaborative divorce. It is also a common choice for anyone embroiled in a unilateral or difficult divorce, where one party may be unreasonable or hostile from the onset.
Due to the nature of litigation, you may increase your odds of reaching a favorable conclusion with a skilled litigator negotiating on your behalf. Just as the potential for success may be increased, the duration and cost of the proceedings can rise exponentially, as it takes longer for both parties to agree on a resolution. Before you agree to pursue divorce litigation, it’s important to consider the emotional and financial toll it may take, as well as the disruption to your everyday life.
Litigated divorce is recommended for couples who are unable to resolve issues which include:
- Division of debts and/or assets
- Child custody, visitation, and/or support
- Amount and duration of alimony
We also recommend litigation if one party is completely unreasonable or hostile during the initial stages of the divorce.
How to Choose Your Annandale Divorce Litigator
The end of a marriage is also the beginning of a new chapter, and who you choose to represent you throughout the divorce proceedings can determine what course your life will take. During your initial consultation, note the following:
- Did the attorney listen to you?
- Did the attorney ask questions to learn more?
- Did you feel comfortable?
- Was the attorney distracted or attentive?
- Did the attorney make any unrealistic promises?
The divorce litigators at Graham Law will work hard to meet or exceed all your needs and expectations and represent you to the best of their ability.
Contact a Divorce Litigator in Annandale
At Graham Law Firm, PLLC, we are here to answer any questions you may have about the process of divorce litigation. We understand it is a complicated, unfamiliar process and want you to feel confident that your legal team has your best interests at heart.
If your divorce is unilateral or hostile, we have the skilled litigators you need to achieve a favorable result with your divorce. Contact us now to schedule your litigation consultation in Annandale.