This is one of the hardest emotional experiences that you will ever go through. A contested divorce is one where one or both parties can no longer remain in the marriage, but the two people cannot or will not agree on how to divide property or how to raise the children that have been born to the marriage.
Perhaps Danny Devito gave the best advice in “War of the Roses” when he asked the crucial question in a contested divorce . . . How do you hold on to someone who won’t stay, and how do you get rid of someone who won’t go? This movie is one of several that is required viewing for people who are going to experience a contested divorce.
What was his advice? In the end, he told his client to go home and make up with her. His actual words are “”Rather than see a divorce lawyer, be generous – generous to the point of night sweats.” Since no one ever really listens to sage advice in affairs of the heart, we can move on to the practicality of contested divorce.
Contested divorces can get expensive, and get ugly. Be prepared for it, just like Rodney Dangerfield is in this movie clip.
However, the key to winning in court is putting emotions aside and listening to your lawyer and trusting what he tells you is important. You will be dealing with highly emotionally charged issues. If you have children, the court will be considering the children’s needs as the main concern.
Roy Yunker Law can guide you through this process and fight for your interests better than any lawyer in the field. Roy has seen thousands of divorce cases and understands what the court is looking for, and what you need to do to get what you want. He will advise you early on what the likely outcomes are, and will fight for your rights harder than anyone out there.