Technically speaking, you need no lawyer to file for divorce. You can also file a divorce online these days. However, this sounds good when both of you are amicable and mutually agree to end the marriage with no grudges. ...
If you are contemplating filing for divorce during these Covid-19 pandemic times, the question could be how to go about it.
Do you have any options?
How is this corona virus pandemic affecting divorce lawyers in Maryland?
Let us have a reality check first.
Most courts are closed and open only for emergency hearings. Courts are conducting limited hearings via telecom.
In the best interests of the children, custody conflicts are given higher priority over property conflicts.
When the courts do reopen schedules can be lined up for weeks or even months.
So should you finalize your divorce now or when the dust settles down?
Divorce can be the last resort if you have run out of all options to save your marriage. Needless to mention, it is extremely overwhelming and stressful to arrive at such a decision. Things can get more complicated if there are issues involving child custody or property division.
Role of a divorce attorney
One cannot even think of not approaching divorce lawyers in Maryland as the divorce process involves complex paperwork and intricate legal procedures. Simple and low-key divorce proceedings can be relatively straightforward but if the divorce is being contested by any one of the partners, it can drag on...