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When Are Experts Needed in a Divorce Case?

A divorce case is prone to heating up, particularly because the parties are going through a very stressful time and dealing with complicated situations. Because of the emotional aspect of divorce cases, it’s easy to get lost in all the facts involved in the divorce, marital assets, child support, custody, etc.

When a divorce becomes an emotional battlefield, the last thing that the courts want is to hear arguments that are based on emotions. The parties will end up giving facts without sufficient grounds or proof to back them up. 

And this is when engaging the help of experts becomes beneficial. Experts, being third party professionals, are not involved in the divorce and can decide on and resolve matters fairly and calmly. What they do is investigate the situation, outline their findings, and submit them to the court. The court puts great weight into these findings because of the credibility of that third party. 

When Do You Need to Engage Expert Help?

Expert assistance becomes essential when conflict arises in the courtroom. In fact, it’s beneficial to have them in place throughout the entire proceeding, depending on the needs of the parties. However, the most typical scenarios when experts are engaged are when situations like the following are being discussed: 

  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • Financial issues
  • Ability of the parents for effective parenting
  • Child’s best interest

Engaging an expert for these situations can help bring more bearing, weight, and credibility to a party’s argument and increase their chances of getting favorable results. 

The Benefits of Hiring Experts in a Divorce Case

Experts can bring their professional opinions and findings to the table and bring credibility to a party’s claim. For example, they can help prove matters like business valuations, the ability of a party in terms of effective parenting, etc. 

Experts are trained in specific areas and have the authority to create credible findings, making matters more efficient and streamlined not only for the court, but for the parties as well. They help prove arguments and strengthen facts and increase the chances of the court ruling in a party’s favor. 

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Rosemary
Rizk

Partner - Domestic Relations (Arabic Speaking)

Denver – Greenwood Village

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