Q: I'm completely unfamiliar with divorce proceedings/steps. We have one minor child and fairly substantial assets
(home, recreational property, 401Ks, etc.). Minor child just turned 17 years old. I need to start the divorce process. How should I proceed/what do I do? Covid 19 protocol for face to face meetings with a lawyer? I never thought it would come to this.
A: Based on the information provided in your question it would depend on the lawyer if they are doing face to face meetings or not. Additionally, no one ever is prepared or ready for this in their life, so finding a lawyer in your area that fits your needs is important.
A: I am sorry to hear about your situation. The divorce process begins with the filing of a petition with the court, and the issuance of a summons to the other party. However, because there are substantial assets involved, and this process can be quite complex, I would strongly recommend that you sit down with an experienced divorce attorney to walk through your case in detail.
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