Make the best decisions for yourself and your family.
During a divorce or legal separation, many individuals find themselves blinded by fear, uncertainty and anger. This can cause some to overlook many important issues.
At Emswiller, Williams, Noland & Clarke, LLC, we know the issues facing individuals during the divorce process, and we know the short- and long-term consequences each decision made during a divorce will have on our clients’ lives.
Our attorneys help clients put their emotions aside and look at their legal issues from a logical standpoint. Once clients understand the real impact a decision will have on their lives, they are able to make better decisions for themselves and their families.
Mediation is a tool often used by divorcing couples when minor children are involved. By avoiding the time, cost and contention of the courtroom, divorcing couples are able to reach mutually beneficial divorce agreements and prevent the further breakdown of parenting relationships.
Get fair and equitable division.
Property division decisions made during the divorce process have the power to greatly affect your financial health for years to come. When high net worth individuals divorce, property division becomes even more complex.
At Emswiller, Williams, Noland & Clarke, LLC, we help clients obtain the property and financial assets they need to leave their marriages and build secure financial futures.
We thoroughly investigate all of our clients’, and their spouses’, real estate, personal property, finances, business interests, retirement accounts, pension plans and investment holdings to determine which assets and liabilities are included in the marital estate. Once we fully understand the assets and liabilities to be distributed, we work toward achieving a fair and equitable division that allows our clients to preserve as much of their marital lifestyle as possible.
Spousal maintenance or alimony is also available to assist the lower-earning spouse obtain the education and training necessary to become financially independent or to balance the distribution of marital assets and liabilities by providing monthly cash payments to one spouse and the other spouse receiving the tax advantages of those payments.