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Do You Have to Battle It Out in Court in a San Diego Divorce?

On Behalf of | Oct 29, 2021 | Divorce

Many people falsely presume they will have to battle it out in Court in a San Diego divorce in order to resolve areas where the parties are not in agreement.  This is not always the case and a lot of these presumptions are based upon portrayals of celebrity cases in the media and in TV shows and movies.

Divorce is a complex, intimidating process for many people.  There are a broad range of emotions to manage and issues to resolve.  There is an important fact about a San Diego divorce which all parties should keep in mind:  The cost of a divorce and the time required to complete it are intricately tied to the level of disagreement between the parties and their ability to work through challenges to reach an agreement or settlement.  If you can’t resolve an issue through negotiation or mediation many clients are concerned they may have to battle it out in Court in their case.

There are many examples of genuine disagreements and matters of principle which require placing an issue before the Judge.  The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq are skilled trial attorneys who are prepared to present your case and strongly advocate your position and goals.

Many divorces do not require the participants to battle it out in Court in a San Diego divorce.  A lot of issues can be resolved with leveraged negotiation.  We provide sound counsel and strategies for our clients to use in direct conversations with their soon-to-be former spouse.  These negotiations often include the counsel for each party and we work together to identify potential solutions and reach a settlement.

Mediation is another alternative to having to battle it out in Court in a San Diego divorce.  Mediation is a confidential, private, cost-effective, structured and timely alternative for many parties.  It may be helpful to understand most cases aren’t about “winning” or “losing.”  A successful divorce is more about “give” and “take.”  This mindset can help to make the process of the divorce less emotionally stressful while avoiding the need to battle it out in Court in a San Diego divorce.

Protect your own interests and contact us or call 760-389-3927 to schedule an appointment for a remote or socially distanced consultation with one of our experienced Certified Family Law Specialists.