It’s really a simple concept — the longer you spend settling your legal issue, the more it will cost you, both financially and emotionally. This is clearly not the result you want. And the goal of avoiding increased costs and stress has to be shared by both you and your attorney.
Your attorney should defend your interests vigorously. But “sharks” usually increase the tension between the parties, resulting in more litigation and higher legal fees. This is obviously good for the attorney … and bad for you.
Your divorce agreement will end your marriage, but will not settle the emotional battles that caused the marriage to fail. Don’t expect your day in court to be a chance for emotional revenge.
Using a child as leverage to bully the other divorcing party is not putting the child’s best interests first. That demonstration is surely to have an unfavorable ruling for the parent guilty of those charges.
Few things are as nerve-wracking as the initiation of an investigation by Child Protective Services — an action which can put your parental rights over your children at extreme risk. Our lawyers can defend your custodial role and help you avoid unwanted changes in your parental rights.