Divorce is an emotionally and financially difficult time, so it can be a blessing when a couple agrees on the terms of the divorce. Uncontested divorce occurs when you and your spouse agree on financial and divorce-related issues like alimony, child custody and child support.
While it may be tempting to resolve your uncontested divorce without the help of an experienced divorce attorney, most attorneys advise against it. Many clients who drafted the divorce agreement on their own spend years in litigation trying to modify, undo or alter the terms of their original agreement. Without an attorney by your side, you may miss important nuances to your divorce that inadvertently hurt your financial future.
You want to make sure the outcome of your divorce is fair so you need an attorney who can look out for your best interests even though your divorce is uncontested. Without an uncontested divorce lawyer on your side, you’ll be divorcing without the legal expertise needed to navigate important issues like child custody and division of assets.
Without help, you may risk losing certain rights that are not apparent to a person who is not a seasoned attorney. The uncontested divorce lawyers at the Gentry Law Firm understand the nuances of division of marital property, liability for joint debts, retirement benefits, spousal maintenance, insurance benefits and more.
For example, you may be entitled to a portion of your ex-spouse’s pension, but if you do not seek your share of it during the divorce proceeding, you could lose your right to your share of it in the future. That’s why hiring an uncontested divorce lawyer is so important.
If you are seeking an uncontested divorce in Albuquerque, New Mexico or the surrounding area, the attorneys at the Gentry Law Firm can help. The New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization recognizes our divorce lawyers as certified specialists in family law, a reflection of our training and expertise.
We make it easy for working professionals to stay informed about their case through a computer program called Clio. Clio is a case management system that allows you to access your case 24/7 and communicate with your attorney at any time.
For a consultation to discuss the facts your divorce with an attorney, contact us to speak with a friendly, knowledgeable member of our Albuquerque divorce law firm.