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Rhode Island Contested Divorce Attorney

Why You Need a Lawyer on Your Side

If you are filing for divorce, and you and your spouse cannot agree on one or more issues regarding the separation, your divorce is said to be "contested." Contested divorces can be an extremely difficult experience, as they frequently require courtroom litigation that can be lengthy and expensive.

It is in your best interest to consult with a divorce attorney for legal representation that is designed to help you reach an emotionally and financially beneficial outcome to your case.

Contested Divorce vs. Uncontested Divorce

In an uncontested divorce, you and the other party would agree to all of the terms in the divorce contract, and there would be no need for the court to intervene. When your divorce is contested, however, the court makes the final decisions regarding those issues you could not agree on, such as child support, child custody, visitation, and asset division.

This removes your ability to dictate the way that your divorce proceeds, and increases the potential for an outcome that is not in your favor. When you retain the help of an attorney, you have an advocate who will tirelessly pursue a positive outcome that benefits you and your loved ones.

My Firm Protects Your Interests in a Complex Divorce Situation

The Law Office of Patricia A. Sullivan has provided clients with legal representation in divorce cases for over three decades. While I will always try and help my clients secure amicable solutions to their cases, I also understand that this is not always possible. Occasionally, clients need a legal representative who will fight for their best interests. If you are involved in a dispute regarding one or more issues in your divorce, my firm will work closely with you in an effort to obtain the desired solution to your case.

Contact a contested divorce lawyer who will fight for the best possible outcome to your contested divorce.