Divorce

The decision to end your marriage, whether by your choice or your spouse's choice, can feel like a relief after prolonged discord — but it can also feel like a disaster. Filing for divorce or learning that your spouse has filed for divorce is the beginning of a process that most people find challenging. Silin Law Firm PLLC in Ocean Springs is a valuable resource for Mississippi residents approaching divorce.

A Marital Dissolution Can Seem Intimidating — An Experienced Lawyer Can Help As You Seek Answers To Essential Questions

It may help to realize that the emotional and legal aspects of divorce are two different matters altogether.

It is normal to experience a range of difficult feelings, including grief, anger and other negative emotions. Sometimes couples counseling or individual counseling can help you recover. Other times, only time will heal.

You may find it overwhelming to wonder about practical outcomes ahead such as who will keep the marital home, how property will be divided, how child custody and visitation will be determined, and whether one of you will pay child support and/or spousal support to the other.

Silin Law Firm PLLC In Ocean Springs Is Available To Analyze Your Case And Advise You

An experienced family law attorney who puts you at ease and advises you according to your unique circumstances can be highly beneficial. Silin Law Firm PLLC can help you discover answers to essential questions about:

  • A property settlement that takes into account special assets such as 401(k) accounts and other retirement assets
  • Debt division
  • A parenting plan
  • Spousal support (alimony) before and after the divorce
  • Restraining orders if domestic violence or threats have erupted

On the other hand, the legal aspects of divorce more closely resemble the dissolution of a business. Approaching your divorce as a financial and practical matter may enable you to keep a long-term perspective and avoid unnecessary legal costs.

It is often said that divorce is an area of the law in which neither side is likely to go away feeling he or she has "won the case." Both parties typically have a sense of loss. The goal is nonetheless attainable: getting your divorce behind you and moving on with your life. How long that will take and how expensive it is may not be predictable if your spouse makes unexpected moves. Schedule a consultation to talk to lawyer Rita Silin by sending an email request or calling 228-215-3080.