Divorce Attorneys in Meredith
Offering Help When You Need It Most
No one will fault you for feeling angry, confused, or at unease when you’re dealing with a divorce or considering whether or not you should pursue one. Whether you’re on the serving or receiving end of a divorce in Meredith, Belknap, or Carroll County, having a lawyer walk you through its complicated process can make things go more smoothly. The partners at Friedman & Bresaw are committed to assisting our clients through the steps of a divorce in Belknap County and beyond with as much attention paid to detail as possible in order to seek favorable results.
We can handle issues related to your divorce such as:
- Property Division: Assets and property acquired during the length of your marriage are subject to equal division.
- Spousal Support: One spouse may need to make regular payments to the other to maintain their standard of living.
- Child Custody: Residential responsibility over children can be divided between parents, or awarded to one entirely.
- Child Support: A non-custodial parent may be required to make regular child support payments to their ex-spouse that will pay for clothing, food, shelter, and other aspects of the child’s life.
Restraining Orders During Divorce in Belknap County
During a difficult divorce, you may feel threatened by an abusive spouse. If this is the case, you can file for a domestic violence restraining order to eliminate contact with your abuser. Because you will need to convince a judge that you have been abused in the past and fear for your future safety, having a lawyer help you build an argument that favors your protection through a restraining order is critical. At Friedman & Bresaw, protecting our clients’ rights includes protecting their sense of liberty and peace of mind. If you fear for your safety during a divorce, let us know as soon as possible so we can get you the relief you need now.
If you get a restraining order in Meredith, Belknap County, Carroll County or statewide, your spouse will not only be prohibited from contacting you, but they will be prohibited from possessing weapons, such as firearms, and will be required to surrender any they already own to law enforcement. Your order will also prohibit your spouse from abusing any of your relatives, damaging your property, or hurting your pets.
A restraining order during a divorce can also include the following provisions and more:
- Allow you exclusive residence in a property you jointly own with your spouse
- Order your spouse make payments for insurance, vehicles, mortgages, or rent
- Establish a temporary parenting plan
- Order your spouse to attend domestic violence and batterer intervention programs