If you are in the process of a divorce or if you are already finalised, our lawyers can help you sort out property and parenting issues outside of court. If necessary, we can also advise you on instituting proceedings for such matters in the Family Court or Federal Circuit Court.
Property and Parenting Issues
A good point cook divorce lawyer will be able to help you sort out your property, your parenting and your financials in a manner that is both cost effective and time efficient. Our lawyers are more than happy to discuss your case in the privacy of your own home and offer a number of payment options including fixed fees and no win no fee. We have a great family law team and a large pool of highly skilled professionals to choose from. So if you are looking for the best legal team in Jonesboro or just a no frills lawyer with the highest level of professionalism, get in touch with us today and we will put you in touch with the right people at the right time.
Separation Under One Roof
If you and your spouse live in the same home, you need to provide extra information to the Court before you can apply for a divorce.
The Court will consider whether the parties to a relationship have separated and lived separately for a continuous period of not less than 12 months prior to applying for a divorce. The Court will take into account the social aspects of the relationship, assessing whether there are any arrangements in place for how bedrooms, bathrooms and other living spaces are shared, or household maintenance tasks such as cooking, cleaning and gardening, that would indicate a roster or agreement similar to that in a share house.
It may also be important to show that you are no longer financially dependent on each other. This is particularly relevant if you receive government payments, such as the Newstart allowance or Centrelink payment.
Time Limits for Divorce Applications
How long it takes to complete a divorce can depend on many factors. Among these are the time limit for filing, the state’s waiting period, and residency requirements.
If you’re getting divorced in California, for example, you must serve your spouse with the Petition and Summons within six months of filing. This is called the mandatory waiting period.
A family lawyer can help you find out about your state’s waiting period and whether or not you must live separate and apart for a specific amount of time before you can file for divorce.
You can apply for a divorce as a sole applicant or jointly with your spouse (known as joint applicants). If you’re applying for a divorce by yourself, be sure to complete every section of the application form.
In most cases, the divorce is effective one month and one day after you successfully complete the hearing. The respondent can then either accept or dispute the divorce, depending on their situation.
Affidavits are a common type of document used in many judicial proceedings. They may be used in divorce proceedings, property disputes, debt cases and more.
They also help to establish important facts about the case. In particular, it is essential that affidavits are truthful and do not contain any false information.
Whether you are dealing with a court case or you are simply making an affidavit for personal reasons, it is best to ensure that the affidavit is properly written. The content of the affidavit should include all facts and details that are relevant to the issue being addressed, including the date of the event or events.
You should make sure to add the county and state where you are filing the affidavit. This will ensure that the affidavit will be processed correctly by the court clerks. It is also a good idea to put a heading at the top of the affidavit, which can include a case number or general title.