Montana Divorce Lawyers
Jill has spent over ten years representing people as a State and Federal Defender, where she has litigated everything from misdemeanor traffic offenses to a five-week triple homicide case.
Jill has earned the respect of her peers both in State courts and Federal courts and has won awards for her professionalism. Her work-ethic, matter-of-fact disposition, and trial advocacy skills are applied to every single case regardless of whether the case is a misdemeanor or a serious felony...
Formerly admitted to practice law in Colorado, Janel has experience representing to non-immigrant crime victims applying for...
Her clients can be found all over Montana and in other states. Technological advances make it possible to represent clients without the need for travel, depending on the reason...
Whether it relates to your business or your family, you will leave Carmody Holliday Legal Services, PLLC, knowing more about your options and your legal situation. Katie C. Holliday has the experience and the solutions to help in a wide variety of legal matters.
Since then she has also worked with those needing help with family legal services and personal injury as well as criminal defense.
Adrienne is a Montana native and grew up in Butte and Great Falls. Before attending law school, Adrienne worked in the legal field for over twelve years. Her experience includes working as a paralegal for a family and criminal defense attorney for nine years. She also worked in various prosecutor’s offices and as a jail technician at the sheriff’s office.
Public interests is a passion for Adrienne. Before her admission to the Montana bar, Adrienne was actively involved in Montana...
Montana Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Cascade County Law Clinic, Inc. Pro Bono Program
Great Falls, MT
If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.
Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.
Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.
Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.
Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).
Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.
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