Snellville Divorce Lawyer
Our Snellville Divorce Lawyers
When facing a potential divorce, you should always have experienced legal representation on your side. Choosing a divorce attorney can be difficult but it doesn't have to be. When choosing the best Snellville divorce lawyer, you need to consider two key factors. First, you should research the firm's experience with divorce and family law cases in the county where your case will be potentially filed. Experienced divorce lawyers will have spent meaningful time learning the local procedures and judge preferences, which could be advantageous in your case. Second, the divorce lawyer you choose should be located close to where you and/or your spouse live. This is because you will likely file your case in the county in which both of you reside. If you and your spouse live in Snellville, your case will most likely be filed in Gwinnett County Superior Court. However, it should be noted, if you and your spouse live separately, your case could be filed in the county that your spouse lives in.
Remembering these two key factors can help you select the best Snellville divorce lawyer for your upcoming case. Meriwether & Tharp's team of family law and divorce lawyers have over 20 years of experience helping clients in and around Gwinnett County. Our conveniently located Snellville/Johns Creek office is fully staffed and ready to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Your search ends here, let Meriwether & Tharp's team of experienced divorce attorneys serve you during these difficult times.
Call (678) 879-9000 now to have a free phone consultation with one of Meriwether & Tharp's experienced Snellville divorce lawyers.
Taking the First Step in Divorce
Like many things in life, the first step is educating yourself. Knowledge is power. Knowing what to expect in a divorce can definitely take a lot of the anxiety away. Feel free to browse the topics below to arm yourself with the knowledge you need to succeed in your case.
Understand the Typical Divorce Process
Complaint for Divorce Filed
Start of litigation
Complaint is Served
Varies, but usually shortly after the complaint is filed
Answer to Complaint Due
30 days for the date of service
Anytime, but usually after initial discovery
Usually early in the process
Late Case Evaluation / Judicial Hosted Settlement Conference
Usually near the end of the case
Usually 6 months to years after the start of litigation
Divorce Hurts, but It Doesn't Have to be Nasty
How are you supposed to select the best divorce lawyer for you when divorce lawyers tend to say the same things?
Is it possible the traditional method could actually be making things worse?