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Common Mistakes People Make without a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Feb 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

Having to deal with a divorce can be a daunting task for anyone having issues with their significant other. One thing that is not commonly talked about and discussed with people are all the common ways people end up making a mistake in their case without the assistance of a divorce lawyer. Brandon's residents should be aware that you have the right to hire legal representation even in civil court disputes such as divorces. Many individuals who have gone through the process of a divorce and all of its ups and downs wish they would have had some additional information to help them get through this rough time in their lives much easier.

Many Individuals Think some Assets are Safe:

One common misconception that many individuals have when dealing with a divorce is the fact that they think that certain possessions of there are off limits when dividing half of everything. With the consultation of a divorce lawyer, Brandon residents will quickly find out that this is not true! There are some measures that can be taken to prevent something from being taken by your spouse in a divorce if both of you have agreed on this beforehand. Both spouses are entitled to some share of anything acquired during that marriage.

Forgetting to Update Estate Planning Documents:

Most people think that after they have gone through the court process with their divorce that they are done with it, and will never have to see their spouse again unless children are involved. One aspect of a marriage that many individuals forget to resolve before a divorce is finalized in estate planning documents. With the help of a divorce lawyer, Brandon Residents can have their last wills and testaments updated to reflect their current situation of their marriage. Many people do not want to have to give up something because their spouse has it in writing.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

About the Author

Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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