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At The Law Offices of W. Douglas McKeague, our attorney and legal team, exercise everything in our professional and ethical power to help families and former spouses reach creative solutions for divorce.

We want to help minimize court involvement so that your family matters stay in your family.

By approaching the divorce process with skilled negotiation and mediation tactics, we have helped many families walk away from divorce with their finances, future, and rights intact. If your case must be settled through litigation, however, we can bring more than 35 years of trial experience to the courtroom and aggressively pursue the best possible outcome that can protect your family.

What You Need to Know About the Divorce Processundefineds in Orange County, CA

Divorce is the legal process of dissolving a marriage. Because the state of California is a no-fault divorce state, couples can divorce one another based on grounds that they have irreconcilable differences and the marriage is beyond repair. In order to initiate the divorce process, one spouse must have lived in California for at least six consecutive months prior to filing for divorce.

Divorcing spouses must review several crucial issues related to the marriage, such as:

Because these decisions could potentially have a lasting impact on you and your entire family, it will be vital to hire an attorney who completely understands your rights, California divorce laws, and how to successfully navigate the entire legal process.

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Divorce?

Some people might be wondering if they need to hire an attorney for their divorce. Below are outlined some important reasons to hire a divorce lawyer, one who will prioritize your best interests and seek an efficient resolution.

Some might shy away from hiring a lawyer for their divorce because the assumption is that hiring legal counsel automatically means that the divorce process will become long, combative, and costly. Fortunately, this is not necessarily the case, especially if you work with the right attorney.

Reasons to hire an attorney:

  • To have someone that can move the dissolution of marriage forward
  • Advice on divorce matters, ways to stay out of a courtroom, and fights worth pursuing
  • A laid-out strategy for the divorce proceeding
  • Answers to questions about the process before, during, and after
  • Quickly handle contractual issues and paperwork
  • Fair recommendations for the settlement of your holdings

Ultimately, each of these tasks saves you and your spouse time, stress, and the potential for bitter fights over the settlement.

Divorce can be an emotionally raw experience. It can make you question yourself, and it can lead you to decisions that provide short-term benefits while sacrificing your long-term financial and personal well-being.

This is the most important reason to work with an attorney. This professional will help you understand the nuances of the divorce proceeding and ensure that you are doing the right thing at every step.

Your family deserves nothing less than the best. Call for a free consultation!

It is our mission to help you move onto a new, brighter chapter of your life. By hiring our firm, you can get answers to any questions related to divorce. We have the knowledge to tell you the differences between a divorce and a legal separation and how to deal with post-judgment modifications. We posses the skills to help you navigate through all divorce proceedings. We can help everyone win in the divorce: allowing you, your children, and your ex-spouse to co-exist amicably. We strongly believe that your family deserves a future of security and happiness.

If you are ready to begin your divorce filing process, do not hesitate to get in touch with our lawyer. We would be happy to sit down with you during your initial, free case consultation and listen to your story. We will address each of your concerns and answer each of your question sin order to help you obtain the peace of mind that you deserve! Get in touch with The Law Offices of W. Douglas McKeague today.

Ready to start? Request a free initial case evaluation by at (714) 888-4830 or contact us online. Learn how The Law Offices of W. Douglas McKeague can help you.

Client Reviews

  • “I like that he does not nickel and dime you and he has exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend him to anyone that wants to be treated fairly and wants great representation.”

    Ty H.

  • “Mr. Mckeague delivered a 100% win for me and he worked with me every step of the way, so I never felt scared or alone in the process. ”

    Kathleen Coyne-Boyles

  • “He is going to help you with this transition.”

    Gregory Carson

  • “He helped me do exactly what I wanted, with invaluable advice and guidance through my divorce.”

    Nicole Conner

  • “Doug took control of the situation and was able to get a custody agreement for me so that I was able to maintain my relationship with my kids.”

    Jack F

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