At Donald B. Phelps Law Corporation, we understand that divorce is never a pleasant experience for any of the parties involved. That’s why our team is committed to making the process as straightforward and understandable as possible. When you’re in need of divorce lawyers in Vancouver, you can rely on Donald B. Phelps Law Corporation to ensure an amicable outcome, where everyone is treated with respect and understanding. We will not try to extend or complicate the process for our own gain, but rather complete it as efficiently as possible so that our clients can move on with their lives.
Divorce Lawyers and the Role They Play
Whether your case is simple or complex, there are a few services you can expect from divorce lawyers in Vancouver:
What Is Legal Guardianship and How Is It Established?
If you have children and are going through a divorce, we’ll need to determine legal guardianship. We’ll also need to establish how much time each parent can spend with the children. Legal guardianship refers to the relationship recognized by the court where one person is responsible for the care of another, in most cases this is a minor child. A legal guardian is established through filing a petition to the court and paying a filing fee. The court will consider the petition and determine if the person seeking to be a legal guardian is best fit for the child. Background checks, interviews, and other research about the person requesting legal guardianship will be conducted by the court.
Financial Issues That May Emerge During a Divorce
Child support and spousal support are common financial issues addressed during a divorce in order to ensure every party receives fair treatment. Other financial issues that may emerge include:
Protecting Yourself and Your Property
In drastic situations, you will have to take steps to ensure that you are safe from physical harm and that your property rights are being respected. You can obtain:
Contact Donald B. Phelps Law Corporation
If you are thinking about filing for legal separation and are unsure how to proceed, contact our lawyers to learn more.