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Divorce Lawyer in Lincoln, NE

Lincoln Attorneys Assist Clients with the Divorce Process

At GordenLaw, LLC, we understand that ending a marriage can be emotionally and financially difficult. We are here to reduce the burdens of the legal process. Located in Lincoln, our  firm has provided legal representation in family matters in Nebraska with divorce and numerous other family law matters over the past decade. Our Nebraska divorce attorneys are skilled negotiators and litigators who apply 15 combined years of experience to pursuing successful resolutions for divorcing spouses. Whether you seek to fairly divide property and debts or modify a divorce decree, we strive to protect your interests and prepare you to move forward.

About the Divorce Process in Nebraska

For a couple to obtain a divorce in Nebraska on no-fault grounds, the marriage must be irretrievably broken and at least one spouse must have resided in the state for at least 12 months prior to beginning the action. We focus on facilitating the divorce process and helping clients with issues related to:

  • Divorce — While generally the parties themselves are in the best position to understand and determine how to unwind their marriage partnership (often referred to as an uncontested divorce), at times, parties’ positions can be so different that compromise is not possible, and a Judge must make some or all of the decisions in a divorce case. When this occurs, GordenLaw’s attorneys advocate for their clients within the courtroom to help Courts have the information about the facts and the law in order to make those decisions. Our attorneys invest in significant continuing legal education specifically directed towards litigation to be prepared for when this occurs for their clients.
  • Modification to divorce decree — Your lifestyle and financial circumstances may change significantly over time and affect your ability to pay child support, alimony or maintain other agreements. If necessary, we can request a post-judgment modification on your behalf and help you prepare the required documents for your case.

From filing the initial complaint to modifying an existing divorce decree, we will make it our task to provide guidance on the key aspects of your divorce and advocate for your rights every step of the way.

Intuitive Lawyers Protect Your Property Rights and Financial Interests During Divorce

When divorcing spouses cannot agree on how to divide property, Nebraska courts will distribute marital property according to what they find to be fair and equitable. The property subject to division generally includes anything acquired during the marriage, with possible exceptions such as gifts and inheritances given to one spouse. In these determinations, judges weigh factors like each spouse’s respective earning capacity to decide what is equitable. Our attorneys help clients pursue reasonable resolutions with respect to personal property, bank accounts, stocks, other assets and debts. You can count on us to help you preserve control over the property you are entitled to.

Connect with a Lincoln divorce attorney for experienced legal assistance

At GordenLaw, LLC, we are dedicated to helping divorcing spouses in Lancaster County and surrounding areas achieve fair outcomes for their money and children in preparation for their next stage of life. Call 402-798-4462 or contact us online to schedule a strategy session at our Lincoln office.