The divorce process can be lengthy in some cases. While you are going through your divorce, it is important to stay in contact with your attorney. For example, if you find yourself in any of the following situations while you're going through your divorce, you will definitely want to let your attorney know about what is going on.
1. You're Thinking About Reconciling With Your Spouse
If you and your spouse have been talking about reconciliation, then your attorney will need to know about it. Your attorney can let you know about how you might be impacted legally; for example, if you are required to be separated for a certain period of time before getting a divorce, your attorney can let you know how your separation period might be impacted if you change your mind about reconciling and decide to go through with the divorce. If you and your spouse do end up deciding to stay with one another, your attorney will need to know so that they can put a stop to any legal proceedings so that you can remain married and continue working on things with your spouse.
2. Your Spouse Has Threatened or Harmed You
In some cases, divorces can turn nasty. Your spouse might have called and threatened you, or they might have even harmed you in some way. If this is the case, you should let your attorney know immediately. Then, your attorney can help you with things like pressing charges against your spouse or taking out a restraining order so that you can protect yourself in the future.
3. You Want to Change Up the Temporary Custody Agreement
Right now, if you and your spouse have children, you might have a temporary child custody arrangement in place. If you or your spouse want to make changes to the custody agreement or visitation schedule, you'll want to let your attorney know so that they can get the agreement and changes down in writing. If necessary, your divorce attorney can schedule the appropriate hearings so that these changes can be made.
4. Your Financial Situation Has Changed Significantly
When you first met with your divorce attorney, you might have provided them with financial documents and other paperwork related to your financial situation. After all, this information is important so that your attorney can help with things like dividing up marital assets or fighting for alimony or child support. If your financial situation has changed since you initially met with your divorce attorney, you will need to keep them informed about these changes.
Reach out to a divorce attorney to learn more.
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