Starting a family is no easy feat. Choosing to marry someone and build a family is not an easy decision and our Family Law Attorneys at Emy A. Cordano, Attorney at Law in Salt Lake City understand that when you made the vows, you were intending to keep them. Our Family Law Attorneys also understand that life happens and sometimes those vows change and sometimes have to break. We make it a top priority to show our clients that we are not here to judge them. We are here to hear their story because everyone’s family situation is unique. We also know that what works for one family may not work for another. Last, we know that when you are working with an attorney who has over 20 years of experience in family court, you are entering a relationship with not only an advocate but a fierce champion to ensure that the needs and desires of your new family plan are met.
When families start to break apart, our Family Law Attorneys are here to help you figure out how to reconfigure the broken pieces. Divorces typically don’t start with smiles and rainbows. It is an emotional time. Sometimes those emotions take dark turns and sometimes those dark turns make for shaky decision making. Hiring a Family Law Attorney at Emy A. Cordano, Attorney at Law in Salt Lake City, means that you are hiring someone to help you with determining alimony, child support, and mediation.
In the state of Utah it is a law that couples enter mediation before heading to court. Mediation is when you sit with someone and try to go over any contested issues within the divorce. This means distributing assets or clarifying bank accounts or property ownerships. Our Family Law Attorneys at Emy A. Cordano, Attorney at Law understand the layers of divorce can ensure that you feel empowered as mediation is arranged.
Our Family Law Attorneys handle other common issues related to family law like alimony and child support.
Regardless of how long you were married, if you were used to a certain lifestyle within the marriage or if you are the main spouse who maintained the household and the children, then you are entitled to alimony. Modern age alimony looks very different than what alimony used to mean which is some sum of money given every year. Instead, our sophisticated Family Law Attorneys can ensure that the alimony can be given in a temporary form as a lump sum or something more permanent and yearly.
Child support is another area where much support is needed. If you and your spouse have very different parenting styles then you will need a Family Law Attorney there to assert your position for the be a betterment of your children.