The process of a divorce is mentally and emotionally overwhelming, especially if you try to work through a divorce on your own. If you are contemplating a divorce it is important to hire an experienced divorce lawyer to help obtain the best outcome in your case. It is key to choose a lawyer that knows both the law and the courts in which you will be filing your suit. At Scroggins Law Group, PLLC we are here to help you with your legal matters regarding divorce and child custody in Dallas County. Our attorneys are experts in Texas family law and in navigating the Dallas County Courts system. They have combined sixty-five years of experience practicing family law. Mark Scroggins is board certified in Family Law and John Withers is board certified in both Family Law and Criminal Law.
Filing for divorce should never be taken lightly and requires much thought and deliberation. It is something that once put in motion it can be very difficult to take back. To file for a divorce in Dallas, Texas one spouse must have been a resident of the state of Texas for at least six months before filing for divorce and must have resided in Dallas County for the prior ninety days. Before filing for divorce, you should consider what your goals are and what outcome you want from the process. Some things to think about related to your goals are your finances, where you want to live, how you want the community property divided, and what you want the child custody agreement to look like. Talk to Dallas County Texas divorce attorneys and see what options are available to you. An expert lawyer can make your experience throughout your divorce go much more smoothly than trying to navigate the process alone.
If you are considering filing for divorce in Dallas, Texas, it would be beneficial to consult with a Dallas Texas divorce attorney immediately. During your initial consultation, it is important to ask questions of the attorney. You can explain your case and communicate your goals to the attorney. You can talk through your legal issues with the attorney and see how they will be able to help you resolve them. You are also encouraged to ask the attorney about their experience and expertise. It is important that you feel comfortable with your lawyer and the initial consultation is a good time to gauge that. In addition to our phone consultations which are always offered, we are currently offering initial consultations through Zoom, Skype, and FaceTime in place of our in-person consultations. We want you to be able to see your attorney and connect with them face to face to become comfortable with them while keeping everyone safe during the shelter in place and stay at home orders.
Each divorce is unique, and we are here to tailor the case to fit your individual needs. With our vast experience and expertise, the lawyers at Scroggins Law Group, PLLC know family law. While not every divorce case ends up going to trial in Dallas County, our attorneys are experienced in trials and ready to go if that is what you need. Experienced divorce lawyers can also help you resolve your differences outside of court through settlement negotiations and mediation.
Getting divorced is not easy and is a hard decision to make. That being said, you can simplify things by being properly prepared and hiring an experienced Dallas County divorce lawyer. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to talk to your attorney. That is what they are there for. They can guide you through the difficult times, help you navigate the process of the divorce, and assist you with formulating a plan that will best help you achieve your goals. At Scroggins Law Group, PLLC we are committed to expertise and compassion. Our client’s best interest is at the heart of everything we do and while we hope you do not need us, we are here for you if you do decide to file for divorce.
Contact Scroggins Law Group, PLLC today at 214-469-3100 for information about obtaining a divorce lawyer Dallas, TX residents recommend. We are here to help you and your family during this trying time.