Facing divorce or another family law issue is tough. Does this sound like you? You’re frustrated, angry or confused. You face the uncertain prospect of what the future holds for your relationship with your children. You wonder how this will affect you financially. You’re concerned about the talk that will take place about you around the water cooler at work or among your circle of friends.
Add to these feelings the anger you may feel toward your spouse or the other parent. The bitterness that replaced the once unconditional love that existed. The feeling of betrayal that now stays with you from the time you wake up in the morning, until the time you go to bed at night. This confusion, anger and frustration can lead to poor decision-making during a time when every decision can have a huge impact on your future and the future of your relationship with your children. You are not alone if you have experienced these feelings or if you want to protect yourself from these experiences.
The lawyers at Prieto, Prieto & Goan understand that the end of a personal relationship can be the start of traumatic emotions, financial changes and the legal process. Our attorneys know the legal as well as the emotional and financial implications of a family law case. With over 45 years of experience in family law cases, Mr. Prieto assisted thousands of family law clients, and can give you the information, advice and guidance that will help you identify and achieve what is important to you and to reach solutions that will enable you and your family to move forward with your lives.
Traditionally, family law cases are resolved through negotiations and a settlement agreement or the parties proceed to trial on their disputed family law issues. Some attorneys avoid trial at all costs; however, sometimes the costs may be too great if you settle. We believe that sometimes justice can only be served when the other side knows you will fight and not settle for a result that is not fair. While we believe that many cases can be resolved fairly through negotiated settlement, our family law attorneys are experienced trial lawyers and are willing to fight for our