The importance of asking questions cannot be underestimated in life, especially when the questions are asked prior to undergoing divorce proceedings. Florida residents who prepare themselves by performing the necessary research prior to beginning divorce proceedings are doing themselves a favor and potentially saving themselves from a lot of future hardship. But what are the most important questions to ask?
First and foremost, one must be upfront with one’s legal representative and ask about expected legal fees. While most attorneys will not be able to say exactly how much a particular divorce will cost, many can provide an estimate that will help in evaluating future spending. This will help individuals to prepare and create an appropriate budget in advance.
Other questions relate to knowing how the unique laws in one’s state may or may not affect one’s divorce. For example, asking about the exposure one may have relating to child support and spousal support is a very important issue to question. Different laws affect this issue differently in various states. Also, it is important to determine how one’s state handles
visitation and child custody decisions.
Although these are just a few of the various questions that Florida residents in the midst of a divorce must ask, getting their answers sooner rather than later can be exceedingly beneficial. This knowledge may help individuals maintain a realistic perspective regarding the end result of their divorce. It will also help them to improve their own chances of achieving an excellent result once their case has concluded.