While we always recommend that each party involved in a divorce hire an experienced divorce attorney, sometimes one party will choose to handle the divorce proceedings on their own. Whatever the reason, when your spouse chooses not to hire a divorce lawyer, it can affect the way your divorce progresses. Below are some things you should expect if you are the only one who hires a Jefferson County family law attorney to support you through your divorce.
Emotions run high when a couple decides to get a divorce in Wheat Ridge or Arvada and often dealing with those emotions causes conflict. You and your former spouse are trying to make important decisions while dealing with anger, grief, bitterness, and even depression. Sometimes our clients are ready to move forward with their lives and are making every effort to cooperate and communicate with their ex, only to be met with resistance and an irrational refusal to work together. Here, we have compiled a list of tips for handling these types of situations.