California Certified Family Law Specialist FAQs
What if I can’t afford an attorney?
People sometimes say “You sound great, but I can’t afford to hire an attorney,” and my response is “You can’t afford not to hire an attorney.” This is an important event in your life and you want to make sure that it’s done properly because if it’s not done properly, the consequences are going to last a lifetime.
The wrong decision or the wrong words in a judgement about custody and visitation can destroy the relationship that you have with your children potentially forever, and when it comes to financial issues the same logic really applies if you don’t realize what you are doing you end up either not getting enough child support or paying too much in child support, and the same thing applies as to spousal support and then even with property division you got to be very careful, there is retirement plans, there are other issues and all this requires someone to guide you through the process otherwise you’ll get your divorce if you’re willing to fill out the forms and stand in line, sure you’ll get that, but you’re going to end up feeling the pain for years and years and years and we don’t want that to happen.
If you still feel that you can’t afford an attorney, please call us about our alternative payment plans: (619) 515-9900.