Filing for Divorce in San Luis Obispo?

Speak with Our Santa Maria Divorce Lawyer

divorcepageChoosing to file for divorce is no easy decision, regardless of your reasons for doing so. Ending a marriage can lead to even more complex and difficult decisions when children and sizable assets are involved. This is why seeking legal representation from a skilled Santa Maria divorce lawyer is so important.

At the Law Offices of R. Morgan Holland, L.C., we have helped thousands of clients resolve their divorce issues during our 28+ years of experience. We can be the calming and reliable voice of reason you need to get through this.

Take a look at what some of our past clients have to say about our services.

How can our firm best help you?

When guiding our clients through divorce proceedings, our ultimate goal is to help them make smart and informed decisions for themselves and their families. We strive to deliver customized strategies that are aligned with their goals and specific circumstances.

Some divorces can become quite contentious, especially when one or both parties become uncooperative. Should this occur in your case, you can be sure that we will relentlessly protect your rights and interests, inside and outside of court. We will personally see that your petition is filed in an appropriate and timely manner.

Our San Luis Obispo divorce lawyers can assist you with the following divorce-related matters:

If you are not ready for divorce, consider legal separation. We can walk you through every step.

Types of Divorce Situations

Whether your divorce or dissolution is agreed to, or if you and your spouse are no agreeing we can assist you with your matter. We offer a free initial, consultation of you case up to 30 minutes in order to assist you in understanding you rights at the outset so that you can decide what kind of situation you are in, and we can help you decide the most cost effective path for your case.

Agreed to Divorce

You may have a low conflict divorce where you both understand what needs to be done and you come to complete agreement on the issues of the division of your property and debt, custody and visitation of you children, and whether and how much support will be paid. Where both parties will and participate in signing the necessary documents, we will handle all of the paperwork with the court so that you do not need to.

In the end, you will have a professionally drafted agreement that has the benefit of our years of expertise and experience behind it that will become the judgment of dissolution issued by the court. It will be complete with all of the necessary and appropriate language so that you can rely upon it in the future to mean what you intended it to mean in the event that a disagreement ever arises in the future. After all, the last thing you want is to find out that what you wrote up doesn't mean what you thought it meant. In most cases you have your matter completed within 30 days' time that you both have signed the necessary paperwork.

(Mediation) Mediated Divorce

This is appropriate when you and your spouse have been able to maintain a good working relationship, by one or both you is unsure what kind of outcome is appropriate for you situation. Perhaps you need help understanding you property rights and how things should be divided Perhaps the two of you need guidance on how much support should be in your situation.

Our services can help you save the cost of paying two attorneys to negotiate a settlement in your case. It boils down to the questions of whether the both parties are able to sit down together with the attorney as a neutral and unbiased mediate and receive a frank and realistic evaluation. If that is your situation, then this may be the right alternative for you.

A Judge's Decision

In real life there are times where two people just do not agree. There are also those cases where they do not communicate. In other cases you may have an emergency or urgent matter that the court needs to handle right away. This could be a child custody and/or protection, or a restraining order. It may be the need to start receiving or paying support. Finally, your spouse may be selling or hiding, giving away, and concealing your assets.

We are here to walk you through the necessary steps of getting the results that you need. We will work with the other party, his or her lawyer, or the Court so that you don't have to. We are knowledgeable of the Law in California and familiar with the judges and court systems in this area. You will be able to take advantage of our decades of experience and insight. We will represent you in and out of the Courtroom to minimize discomfort associated with legal aspects of your divorce. We will provide you sound and informed advice at each step that you can rely upon.

Call the Law Offices of R. Morgan Holland, L.C. - Free Case Review!

Our firm proudly offers 30-minute in-person case evaluations—at no charge—to all of our clients, so they can have a better understanding of to expect in the journey ahead. This consultation includes an approximate timeframe and cost estimates.

For personalized legal attention, please do not hesitate to speak with our San Luis Obispo divorce firm as soon as possible to get started working on your case.