Contested Divorce Attorneys Tampa Bay

Contested Divorce Attorneys Tampa, Florida

Contested divorces in Florida  are not the same as uncontested divorces. If your divorce is a contested divorce, it is important that you hire an experienced Tampa divorce attorney who will provide you with the legal counsel and representation you’ll need and deserve. Getting your divorce settlement right the first time helps to alleviate many of the post judgement issues that can arise.

Read: What Must Be Settled in a Florida Contested Divorce 

Divorcing in Tampa Bay & Tax Considerations

Florida Statutes 61.075 States;

(1) In a proceeding for dissolution of marriage, in addition to all other remedies available to a court to do equity between the parties, or in a proceeding for disposition of assets following a dissolution of marriage by a court which lacked jurisdiction over the absent spouse or lacked jurisdiction to dispose of the assets, the court shall set apart to each spouse that spouse’s nonmarital assets and liabilities, and in distributing the marital assets and liabilities between the parties, the court must begin with the premise that the distribution should be equal, unless there is a justification for an unequal distribution based on all relevant factors… More: 61.075

Contested & Uncontested Divorce Lawyers 

A contested divorce means that the parties do not agree on the matters that must be settled in a Florida Divorce. An uncontested divorce means that both parties agree on the terms of their divorce without mediation or litigation. An uncontested divorce is fairly straightforward, but take note that an uncontested divorce can turn into a contested divorce, even when you least expect it. It’s important to consider hiring a Tampa divorce lawyer who is experienced in both negotiating and litigating contested divorces. Our divorce attorneys have extensive experience in all areas of Florida divorce law. Nilo J Sanchez & Associates PA are able to provide sound legal counsel and representation in any situation that may arise in a contested divorce.

The difference between a contested and uncontested divorce attorney boils down to an attorney’s experience and manner in which they represent their clients. Some divorce lawyers lean towards encouraging their client to settle, regardless of whether it is in a client’s best interest. Others may be more prone to divorce litigation when negotiating and mediating the terms of a divorce settlement might be advantageous. Nilo J Sanchez & Associates PA Family Law & Divorce Attorneys offer a variety of options options for the clients we represent, from the more traditional approach using mediation and marital settlement agreements to collaborative divorce and divorce litigation, should it become necessary.

Contested Divorce Lawyers in Hillsborough, Pasco & Pinellas County

Located in Tampa, our divorce lawyers represent clients in Pinellas County as well as in Hillsborough and Pasco County, Florida. We have over 30 years of experience and have specialized in Florida family law and divorce in Tampa Bay. If you need a contested divorce attorney in Tampa Bay, we are qualified, experienced and will aggressively represent you in any type of divorce or family law matter. We represent clients in both contested divorces and uncontested divorces as do most divorce lawyers in Tampa, yet our experience, longevity and level of client satisfaction exceeds many.

High Net Worth & Contested Divorces

If you’re searching for a high asset  divorce attorney in Tampa, we offer the expertise you’ll need. If you and/or your spouse are business owners or if you have non-marital assets (separate property), it will be highly beneficial to consult with the best Divorce Attorney for YOU– one who will work diligently to ensure that your assets are protected.

Whether in divorce negotiations in mediation, in court as divorce litigation attorneys or when drafting marital settlement agreements , we look to our clients’ best interests. Although most divorces n Tampa Bay settle out of court, when they don’t, you will want to know that you’ve hired the best Tampa contested divorce attorney for YOU,  always taking into consideration that your needs may change. Even the most amicable of divorces can end up in trial so it’s important to consider this when hiring a Tampa Divorce Lawyer.

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If Your Spouse Suddenly Contests Your Uncontested Divorce

If your uncontested divorce suddenly becomes contested, you’ll want the best Tampa Bay contested divorce attorney to accommodate you. Divorce mediation (required) can be used to resolve issues that may arise. We are seasoned Tampa divorce attorneys who can help to encourage couples to stay on course to reach an appropriate settlement.

If the process of mediation fails however, couples may decide to contest their divorce. If this happens, and the divorce becomes contested, Attorney Sanchez is equipped to proceed as a divorce litigation attorney. This is a very important to consider when you’re hiring a divorce lawyer in Tampa Bay. 

Do You Need a Tampa Divorce Attorney for an Uncontested Divorce?

Although you aren’t required to hire a divorce attorney in either an uncontested divorce or contested divorce, it is generally very highly beneficial to do so. Should your uncontested divorce become contested or if conflicts arise you will want the best Tampa divorce attorney for you. Nilo J Sanchez & Associates PA Family Law & Divorce Attorneys have the experience and qualifications you’ll need in either a contested or uncontested divorce.

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