Is Divorce Right For You?

If divorce is right for you is a very good question. You may already be "over" your spouse and simply want a swift and equitable dissolution of your marriage. Alternately, you may have been thinking about divorce, but may not be aware of the scope and depth of the financial outcomes.

In considering divorce, you need to know that there are options in divorce. Some people will immediately want to start the divorce proceedings by filing for divorce, others want to know about options.

Legal Separation Vs. Divorce

At Ratzer Family Law, we want clients to understand they have options — and one of those viable options to divorce is legal separation. A legal separation establishes the financial needs of the spouse, allows for a "cooling off" period for possible re-establishment of the state of marriage and may be beneficial from an accounting standpoint. The reasons for legal separation are numerous and complex.

The best way to make a sound decision is to get informed. There is no better way to accomplish this than to have an initial consultation with one of our experienced family law attorneys.

Helping You Make Smart Decisions

Our office does not ask for $5,000 or $10,000 retainer fees to review your potential divorce overview. To see if divorce is right for you, and to get informed on your options, we offer an initial one-hour consultation for only $200.00. This consultation is not with a "Jr. Attorney" or "Associate Attorney" as with many firms — instead, this is a consultation with James Ratzer, the principal attorney of the firm.

We encourage you to contact us from anywhere in San Diego County to set up an appointment and find out if divorce is right for you. Call 858-925-8099 or send us an email online.