Property Settlement Lawyers Serving Clients Across New Jersey
Some 95 percent of all divorce cases settle before trial. A settled case means that you and your spouse were able to negotiate an agreement about all facets of your divorce, including custody, support and property division. A settled case also means giving up your right to a trial. Therefore, it is vital to ensure that your legal rights are protected throughout settlement negotiations and that any agreement reached is in your best interests.
The Morristown property settlement attorneys at Laufer, Dalena, Jensen, Bradley & Doran, LLC, can do just that. We have extensive experience representing clients during property settlement negotiations and mediation. In fact, members of our attorney team are court-approved economic mediators and Morris County Early Settlement Program panelists. We know what is at stake and we will use all of the tools available to us to protect your rights.
What Is A Property Settlement Agreement?
A property settlement agreement does not only involve division of property. It is the entire written agreement reached by divorcing spouses and it deals with all aspects of divorce, including child custody and parenting time, spousal support and child support, and division of marital property. It is the document that will determine your financial and parental future following your divorce and should not be decided without the help of an experienced Morris County divorce attorney or mediator, even when you and your spouse are amicable and open to communicating and making compromises.
How Is A Property Settlement Agreement Decided?
When spouses agree or are willing to communicate and compromise on issues in their divorce like child custody, child support, spousal support and alimony, developing a property settlement agreement can be expedited. Whether through mediation, collaboration or informal negotiations between the parties and their Morris County property settlement agreement lawyers, it is possible to peaceably resolve these issues without courtroom litigation.
On the other hand, divorcing couples aren’t always open to compromise or rational or peaceable discussion, and litigation may be necessary to secure a property settlement agreement that properly accounts for your specific needs and interests.
Whatever your case may be, it is always critical to retain the counsel of an experienced Chatham divorce lawyer during this process. Your divorce attorney can advise when certain compromises may not financially be in your favor, but will lead to an expedited settlement or when the terms of your divorce settlement are just plain unfair to you and should not be agreed to. An attorney can also tell you how to best secure the settlement that suits your specific needs, whether that means a financially favorable settlement or a settlement that is fair, but expedited.
Contact Our Lawyers Today
At Laufer, Dalena, Jensen, Bradley & Doran, LLC, our attorneys have extensive experience helping clients across Mendham, Chester, Parsippany, Randolph and the greater Morris County area favorably, efficiently and confidently resolve their property settlements.
By focusing on family and divorce law, our firm can provide you with knowledgeable and creative divorce counsel, including mediation, arbitration and collaboration.