Meeting with a Divorce Lawyer Tulsa is vital because divorce, like most things in life, is a process. In the beginning stages of the divorce process, you sensed that your marriage was falling apart. After several attempts to save the marriage, you initially let go and decided to move forward with a divorce. In order to first start the divorce processed, you discussed the topic with your soon to be ex, and then your children, and then with those who you consider to be members of your inner circle. Now it is time to discuss the matter of moving forward with a divorce lawyer.
Before you pay X number of dollars to meet with a divorce lawyer for a consultation, give some thought about what evidence is going to be needed in order to build your case from the ground up. In order to help you along in the ‘evidence gathering’ phase, we have provided the following list:
#1 – Evidence About Financials. Evidence about financials can be really simple or it can be really complicated depending on how complex your case is. In the event that you and your soon-to-be-ex have been married for a relatively short period of time and you all only work two jobs between the two of you, then gathering evidence about financials should be relatively easy. On the other hand, if you and your soon-to-be-ex have been married for several years and you both work outside of the home and you all have acquired numerous financial investments (ie, stocks, bonds, annuities) then gathering evidence about financials will be more complicated;
#2 – Evidence About Home Life. Evidence about your home life and your soon-to-be-ex’s home life is crucial especially when your divorce involves children. Obviously when there are children involved, evidence about work schedules, travel schedules, and stability in the home is going to be on the table;
#3 – Evidence About The Children – Evidence about the children tends to be relatively complicated about it involves school performance, school activities, and a whole lot more.
#4 – Evidence About Misconduct Of The Parties – Evidence about the misconduct of the parties can be and often is very relevant trying to establish custody of the children, property division, and debt division.
Keep in mind that after your first meeting there will be additional evidence that will need to be gathered in order for your case to be built. While you are going through the process, be mindful of the fact that most if not all of the evidence produced by you will be crucial to winning your case. Obviously, the more detailed and thorough you can be the better prepared your lawyer will be to argue a strong case.
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