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Divorce FAQ

Domestic Violence Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:Do I Need An Attorney To Get A Divorce?

    A:Though it is not legally necessary to utilize the services of a lawyer if you are interested in dissolving your marriage, it is important to remember that you could greatly benefit from the experience and knowledge of a skilled Tampa divorce attorney at Givens Law Group. The Florida legal system can be very confusing and difficult to navigate if you are at all unfamiliar with family law. You deserve to have the best possible legal help when you are going through a divorce so that you can ensure that your legal rights are protected.

  • Q:How Can An Attorney Help Me?

    A:There are many forms and documents it is necessary to collect and return within a certain amount of time. When you are working with an attorney, he will be able to help ensure that you meet all deadlines appropriately and he can also make sure that the forms are filled out correctly. In addition, if you have questions about how the process will work or what to expect from your divorce, your attorney will be able to give you a good estimate.

  • Q:How Much Alimony Will I Be Required To Pay/ Will I Receive?

    A:When you meet with your lawyer at Givens Law Group he will be able to discuss in great detail your circumstances and the situation that you and your family are facing. Every divorce is different, just as every family is different. Though there is no hard and fast method of how you can figure out how much alimony you might pay or receive, your attorney could be able to give you a good estimate in addition to ensuring that your rights are upheld in the process.

  • Q:What Is A Contested Divorce?

    A:If you and your spouse are unable to reach an accord in the many areas encompassed by your divorce, such as custody, alimony, child support and property division, your divorce is considered to be "contested." In these cases, it is in your best interest to speak with a lawyer who is knowledgeable and experienced in the area of family law and divorce. At Givens Law Group, the four family lawyers are very experienced and they are all either board-certified or supervised by a board-certified attorney.

  • Q:What If I Need To Modify My Divorce Agreement?

    A:Modification to custody or support agreements become necessary over the years as circumstances change, remarriages occur or children reach maturity. At Givens Law Group, we are able to provide you with the legal counsel you need if you need to change your divorce arrangement.

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    "I truly appreciate your brilliant legal minds and your professional protection of my desires and interests as pertaining to my home."

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    "I would recommend them 200% to anyone who has to go through a divorce."

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  • Our family of attorneys is dedicated to our clients and believe they should all be supported like family.

  • We believe that all family law issues should be resolved in a fair and timely manner. 

  • Our firm uses our decades of experience to provide your family with the knowledge and expertise that you deserve.

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