Buffalo Divorce Attorney Explains the First Steps in the Divorce Process
As an experienced Buffalo Divorce Attorney, clients often me about the divorce attorney. The first step is filing a Summons with Notice Action for Divorce in the County Clerk’s office. The Summons with Notice Action for Divorce is a document that once served, places the other party on notice that you’ve initiated the action. It also articulates in the body of the summons, the relief that you are going to be seeking. From a practical standpoint that’s the initiation of the lawsuit. However, there’s a lot that needs to be done before you initiate the divorce proceeding.
First step, you need to sit down with an attorney. As a skilled Buffalo Divorce Attorney, often times we offer a free first- time consultation.
Secondly, you want to start collecting documentation. Information, which will be pertinent to the financial division of assets, tax returns, copies of information in regards to 401ks, IRA accounts, pensions, life insurance. Anything that you can put your hands on at the onset will allow your attorney, at that initial consultation, to give you a better understanding of what your rights are, and what to expect during the course of the proceedings.
Are you confused about the first steps in your divorce process? If so, contact the experienced Buffalo Divorce Attorney Randy Gugino.