Divorce Guiding You Through the Legal Process

Lake County Divorce Lawyer

By Your Side Throughout Every Stage of the Divorce Process in Tavares

The decision to end a marriage is rarely an easy one. Filing a petition is just the first step in what can be a lengthy and contentious battle. At the Law Office of Michael E. Golub P.A., I understand the emotional and financial toll a divorce can take on your entire family. My primary goal is to provide the resources you need to make sound decisions and help you move on from a broad range of family law matters. I try to accomplish this as peacefully as possible, but simultaneously aggressively defend your needs as necessary.

Call me today at (352) 290-2877. As a Lake County divorce attorney, I can advocate for your rights.

Helping You Understand the Divorce Process

In Florida, before any steps can be finalized, divorce begins with one of the parties taking action in the filing of a petition for marital dissolution. There are a few different reasons for a marriage dissolution. The first category is the most common, though it also bears certain aspects of subjective interpretation (since deciding exactly when a marriage is broken beyond repair is a difficult feat).

The two primary causes for a petition for dissolution include:

  • An irretrievable breakdown of the marriage
  • Mental incapacity of one party for at least three years prior to filing the petition for dissolution

Skilled Representation During the Division of Marital Assets

Marital assets are divided equitably between spouses during divorce proceedings. Some assets, such as the money in a joint checking account, can be relatively easy to divide. Other assets, including real estate and business interests, can complicate the property division process.

I have skillfully helped clients throughout central Florida for over 25 years. I have secured fair settlements for my clients, no matter how complex their financial situations may be. I can ensure you are fairly represented, and I am committed to working to protect your interests every step of the way.

Mediation for Asset Division

An important, if somewhat unpleasant, task that must be completed is the division of property, assets, and debts. Unfortunately, conflicts can often arise as the two parties each believe the other person was the one who incurred debts or merited a smaller proportion of the assets. In order to settle these additional problems, it can be extremely effective to have a Lake County divorce lawyer support you throughout mediation. When disputes arise during the asset division process, I am a skilled mediator and will work to find solutions that can quickly resolve the conflict and allow both parties to hopefully move forward from a divorce.

If the parties actually can agree on issues such as property division, child support, alimony, and custody arrangements, they can enter into a written agreement that the court must accept. These uncontested divorces may become final in a matter of weeks. Contested divorces, however, can take several months to resolve. In the event that the parties cannot agree on the terms of a divorce, the court will make the final judgment. This is why mediation can be a much faster process in comparison to traditional court processes.

Let Me Be Your Strongest Ally

You need a staunch ally dedicated to protecting your interests during a divorce. The Law Office of Michael E. Golub P.A. prides itself on its commitment to serving others and providing the highest level of representation possible. My offices are centrally located in Clermont and Tavares.

Call me now at (352) 290-2877 or contact me online to discuss your case during a free 15-minute initial consultation.

Testimonials

Former Clients Share Their Stories
  • “Mr. Golub showed great discernment in the situation and knew exactly what he needed to do for the well-being of his client.”

    - Lynda
  • “He was so aggressive and got our story of what had truly happened heard and they were ordered to return him immediately. I was extremely impressed at the way he fought for us.”

    - Former Client
  • “Mr.Golub took what was a seemingly impossible overwhelming situation and pushed the easy button. His prices were more than fair for the amount of headache I didn't have. Thank you Mike Golub.”

    - Carmen S.
  • “Michael and his team did a great job with my bankruptcy! They are very knowledgeable about the process and supported me through out it. He is even well known and respected by the court system.”

    - Jim
  • “We appreciate Mr. Golub so much. He helped us get our child right back when DCF wrongly took him. He went out of his way to meet with the Judge with us on Saturday Morning. We would recommend him to anyone and we greatly appreciate him and his staff.”

    - James
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