Hollywood’s golden couple is officially OVER. Angelina Jolie filed for divorce in early September thus commencing what is sure to be a lengthy and complex legal battle, due in part to their mixed brood of adopted and biological children with soon to be ex-husband Brad Pitt. Angelina requested physical custody of all 6 of the couple’s children to which Brad Pitt replied in statement to the press, “I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids," he told People. "I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time."
So what’s next in this dispute? What should you do if you find yourself in what’s sure to be a bitter and lengthy custody battle?
- FIND A LAWYER SPECIALIZING IN FAMILY AND MARITAL LAW IN MIAMI.
A divorce attorney in Miami brings the added advantage of previous experience with local judges, attorneys, and expert witnesses to the table. Consult a lawyer well versed in local child custody matters and devise a course of action that works best for your family.
- EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS.
Perhaps a temporary custody schedule can be put in place during divorce proceedings. Financial arrangements such as temporary spousal support or child support may also be suitable in your case. Contact an experience divorce attorney at the Gallardo Law Firm to determine which arrangement can be made.
- KNOW YOUR RIGHTS.
Finding a capable and experienced divorce attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your settlement. Contact a professional who has a proven track record in the areas of family law, divorce, and child custody cases.
Similar to the public’s reaction to the split between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, divorce is never easy, especially in cases involving children. Having the right attorney who shares in your values, respects your decisions, and listens to your concerns is key. At the Gallardo Law firm, we have extensive experience and are prepared to take on your case.