Divorce is an emotional time and pits one spouse against the other. It’s just the nature of close relationships. The accumulation of assets and child-related issues, such as custody, can easily make divorce contentious. When attorney O. Darcele Holley represents clients pursuing divorce, she strives to do what is in the best interests of the family while offering alternative resolution methods to battling matters out in the courtroom. She’s experienced, compassionate and detail-oriented.
Alternative Resolution Methods: Mediation and Collaborate Divorce
Mediation and collaborative divorce alternatives are less adversarial, costly and time-consuming than a court trial. In mediation, a neutral-third party helps couples identify the issues and work together for an amicable resolution. It consists of a series of meetings, and attorney O. Darcele Holley helps clients prepare for those meetings. Mediation is non-binding, and participants have the option of pursuing matters in court. Another benefit of mediation is that it allows divorcing couples to have more control over process and outcome. Instead of a judge making the final decision, couples have an opportunity to reach their own final decision. In a collaborative divorce, attorney O. Darcele Holley works closely with the opposing attorney to help couples reach an agreement. The setting for collaborative divorce is non-bias, fair and non-adversarial. If mediation or collaborative divorce are unsuccessful, attorney O.Darcele Holley is meticulously prepared to present your case before the judge.
Divorce often comes with surrounding issues, such as child custody, parenting plans, visitation and child support. Attorney O. Darcele Holley lets clients know all of their options for child custody, including joint and physical. She also assists clients with the drafting of parenting plans, which must be approved by a judge. She advises clients about child support amounts and payments and can assist with a child support modification petition if needed. When it comes to child visitation, she ensures that non-custodial parents has fair visitation time.
Family law is always evolving and can be complex. Attorney O. Darcele Holley stays abreast of the new laws and helps clients navigate the legal process. If you’re facing a divorce, turn to attorney O. Darcele Holley for answers to your questions, knowledgeable legal advice and excellent representation. Let her experience work for you.