Divorce

Divorce Lawyer

When the time comes to dissolve a marriage, it is important to have an advocate on your side. Planning for the future requires a knowledgeable divorce attorney who will address your immediate needs while looking out for your long-term concerns to put you in a position of security and stability.

A quality divorce attorney will act as a guide for you, helping you work past the emotional upheaval of your divorce to resolve all of the legal issues you may be facing. Keith, Winters & Wenning, L.L.C., provides steady advice while vigorously protecting your interests throughout this process.

Whether you are contemplating divorce, or your spouse has filed papers, you need an experienced divorce lawyer who can negotiate acceptable, workable solutions, and serve as your legal backbone to stand up for your interests in litigation. Contact us for a free initial consultation.

Advocacy and Solutions

Our divorce attorneys can assist you in a wide range of areas:

  • High-asset divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Equitable distribution of complex marital estates — Including valuation of closely held businesses, real estate, investments, and retirement funds

We utilize experts as necessary to assure our clients receive their fair share in the property settlement. When children are involved, our divorce lawyers seek to protect our clients’ priorities while ensuring that the best interests of their child(ren) are served. We strive for custody and parenting agreements that are thorough and detailed to avoid future litigation.

Why Retain a Certified Matrimonial Law Attorney?

Certified matrimonial law attorney is a designation granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys who are able to demonstrate appreciable levels of experience, education, knowledge, and skills in matrimonial law practice. The Supreme Court designates only those lawyers who apply for certification and who are able to meet the standards set by the Board and approved by the Court.

A certified attorney is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A New Jersey attorney who is certified by the Supreme Court as a matrimonial law attorney must have:

  • Been a member in good standing of the New Jersey bar for over five years
  • Fulfilled ongoing continuing legal education requirements
  • Demonstrated a substantial level of experience in matrimonial law
  • Been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his or her work
  • Taken and passed a written examination in matrimonial law

Collaborative law engages both parties to achieve an out-of-court agreement on property, child custody, and all terms of divorce. Whereas mediation involves a neutral third party to referee disputes, in collaborative divorce each person retains his or her own trusted lawyer. Though not binding on clients, the attorneys are ethically obliged to bow out if either client decides to go to court. In that case, you would have to hire a new attorney. Collaborative family law can also involve psychologists and other professionals to ensure that the best interests of children are considered. Contact us to learn more about the win-win approach of collaboration law.

HIGH-ASSET DIVORCE ATTORNEYS

A high-asset divorce is a divorce in which one or both spouses own significant assets, or otherwise have a high net worth. There are unique legal and financial issues that often arise in a high-asset divorce. It is important for divorcing spouses to work with an attorney who has specific experience handling complex and high-asset divorces.

The Bradley Beach high-asset divorce lawyers from Keith, Winters & Wenning, L.L.C., represent clients in Monmouth County and surrounding areas who are facing divorce. To speak to a lawyer from our firm about your options, please contact us online today.

Dividing Assets and Debts

Dividing assets and debts is often one of the most difficult and time-consuming processes in a divorce. We assist clients in dividing the following property in a divorce:

  • Businesses
  • Investments
  • Retirement accounts
  • Real estate
  • Bank accounts
  • Debts

We frequently work with accountants and financial experts to ensure that property is accurately valued and accounted for in a divorce. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that our clients receive their fair share of the marital estate.

Business Owners and Divorce

When divorcing spouses own a family business, there are many considerations to make regarding how the business will be divided and how it will be structured for future operation. Our law firm can help you value the business and determine joint and separate property, discuss options for running the business, and discuss the financial and tax implications of these decisions.