Divorce is one of the most challenging issues many men and women in Utah will ever face. But you do not have to go through it alone. My name is Melvin A. Cook and I am a Salt Lake City divorce attorney. The breakup of any long-term relationship can be an emotionally painful experience. However, divorce comes with many complications. There are several important questions that need to be answered. Who will get custody of the children? How are the assets and property going to be divided? Will I have to pay alimony and child support? What are my visitation rights? Together, my legal staff and I will cover all of these issues and formulate the best strategy to protect your rights and interests.
Because divorce can be an extremely emotional time in a person’s life, it is important to have an experienced and knowledgeable Salt Lake City divorce attorney on your side to help navigate through the legal process. From the moment a client visits for their initial consultation and all the way through trial, they can have complete confidence I will always be at their side. The legal professionals at the Law Offices of Melvin A. Cook can provide legal representation and counsel for all of the following issues concerning divorce:
● Child Custody
● Contested Divorce
● Divorce Modifications
● Uncontested Divorce
● Asset & Property Division
● Child Support
Under Utah family law, couples filing for divorce are required to participate in at least one session of mediation. As a Salt Lake City divorce attorney, I can also provide independent mediation services to help couples express their questions and concerns about divorce and their options. In many cases, couples are able to come to an understanding and decide to reconcile.
Divorce is also a lifelong process. It doesn’t just end with a judge’s decision. Each spouse will have to follow the requirements established in the divorce decree. Inevitably, there will be changes in each party’s life that may require modifications to the settlement–such as a significant change in one former spouse’s income or a relocation to another state. These modifications will affect several components of a divorce settlement, including child custody, visitation rights, child and spousal support.
As a divorce attorney, it is my job to place each client in the best position to succeed. In addition to protecting their rights and interests, I also place an emphasis on protect their children and parental rights. Should a client’s former spouse violate their divorce decree, I am prepared help my client’s take action in important matters, including domestic violence or filing protective orders. I will also fight to protect your assets and financial interests that clients have worked a lifetime to achieve.
Divorce is never an easy process. There will be many difficult life adjustments for everyone involved. But with help from an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer, clients have a better chance to move on with their lives with greater peace of mind. To learn more on how a Salt Lake City divorce attorney can help, contact The Law Office of Melvin A. Cook and schedule a consultation today.
When it comes the family law and social security disability, each client and case is different. It is also important to select an attorney with the experience, skills and professionalism required to address your legal issues. To learn more, contact the Salt Lake City law offices of Melvin A. Cook and schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case.