When an amicable resolution, or dissolution, is possible, couples should seriously consider the benefits that the dissolution may have upon their family members.
What are the benefits of a dissolution over a divorce?
Hiring a dissolution attorney is generally less expensive than divorce. An experienced dissolution attorney will usually save each party significant dissolution attorney fees. More importantly, however, hiring an experienced lawyer for a dissolution will save both parties and their child(ren) heartache and grief, since a dissolution requires an agreement and thus represents an amicable resolution. This spares both spouses from having to testify against each other, and if custody is at issue; prevents the children from being entangled in a potentially bitter divorce.
Do I need an attorney for a dissolution in Butler County Ohio?
Although there is no requirement in Ohio that you have an attorney for dissolution of marriage, hiring a dissolution attorney simplifies the process a great deal for someone going through a dissolution. Each county has its own domestic relations court. Each of those courts has its own set of rules in regards to the documents required for filing a dissolution or divorce. Many of the clients that come into our Butler County Office seeking an attorney for a Butler County dissolution have tried unsuccessfully to submit their “agreement” to the Butler County Domestic Relations Case Management Department without an attorney. This is due to the complexity of Butler County's Local Rules and requirements with which each filing must comply in order to be approved. Since an attorney for dissolution is usually affordable, and sometime even cheap, it makes sense for a lot of individuals going through this difficult time to hire a dissolution attorney. This ensures that the documents are prepared correctly, which can save you significant amount of time and can save everyone involved frustration and further heartache. At this Butler County Ohio Dissolution Office, we offer affordable dissolution attorney rates, or may even offer cheap dissolution attorney rates depending upon the complexity and issues of your situation.