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Questions About Divorce
Westmont Law Offices, S.C. has been practicing family law for over 30 years. While we don't restrict our practice to just family law, we experts in family law.
While we have a 100% success rate for divorce (all of our clients who wanted a divorce are now divorced), we do not feel that there is a winner in any divorce. We will make sure that you are heard and your case will be fair. Roughly 50% our cases are dedicated to family law.
You should not wait to contact us. There are many responsibilities and choices that you need to be aware of in regards to your case. You should know what those responsibilities are right away.
That will vary depending on whether you do mediation, collaborative divorce, or litigation. In any event, Wisconsin has a 120-day waiting period before your divorce can be finalized. The majority of divorces are usually take 6 months to a year.
Reaching an agreement on the division of assets, spousal or child support or custody. Reaching this before going to actual trial is beneficial.
When one of the parties to the divorce can’t agree on either getting divorced or the terms of the divorce (the division of assets, allocation of debts, alimony, child support, or custody of the children).
The spouses agree on everything and do not need the court to divide the assets or make determinations about spousal or child support or custody.
You and your spouse (and in some cases the two of you and your lawyers) hire a neutral third party, called a mediator, to meet with you in an effort to discuss and resolve the issues of your divorce.
When you and your spouse cannot come to terms over the issues of your divorce, then you will have to go to court and be heard by a judge. The judge then will make a decision and finalize the divorce decree.
Yes, we are mediators and we are trained to help you and your spouse find common ground. We will keep everything clear and fair. We will explain things at each step so you understand and can make informed decisions. We understand complex financial matters and parenting issues.