If you are looking for a family law attorney in the Statesville, NC area who is dedicated to protecting your best interests, turn to me, W. Sloan Goforth, Attorney at Law.
When compared with other legal issues, family law cases are often the most complex and emotionally trying. If you are looking for a family law attorney in the Statesville, North Carolina area who is dedicated to protecting your best interests, turn to me, W. Sloan Goforth, Attorney at Law.
I am capable of successfully handling and fighting for your rights in a variety of different family law cases related to child custody and support, equitable distribution, grandparents’ rights, and juvenile law. Not only will I strive to achieve the best possible outcome for your case, but I will also help you understand how the law affects your personal family law situation, so you feel comfortable and confident in how your case is developing throughout the duration of various legal proceedings.
For instance, if you and your spouse are ending your marriage, it is important to keep in mind that property division in a divorce begins with identifying separate property that is owned by one spouse and marital property that is jointly owned by both spouses. This includes houses, cars, bank accounts, businesses, and retirement plans. A monetary value will be determined for each asset. The same process is used for identifying debt. According to law, there are 13 factors for the court to consider in making the distribution. As your family law attorney, I can work with those factors and assist you in determining the value of the property and assisting the court in its distribution decision.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you are facing a family law issue and feel like you could benefit from having a qualified and experienced lawyer on your side.
If you need help understanding divorce law and how it applies to your personal situation, please reach out to me in Statesville, NC.
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At the office of W. Sloan Goforth, Attorney at Law, we can help with family law cases for residents of Statesville, Troutman, Taylorsville, Mocksville, Mooresville, Hickory, Iredell County, Alexander County, and Davie County, North Carolina.