Moorpark Divorce Lawyer

Need to file for divorce? Protect your interests with our help.

At our firm, Richard Ross Associates, we take pride in our 30 years of service to the community in family law and divorce. We have exceptional qualifications to bring to the table for our clients, and our lead attorney, Mr. Richard Ross, is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist, one of only a very small percentage of family lawyers in the state. We have a great breadth of experience and success in resolving the most difficult divorce cases without the need for litigation. We offer services for divorcing couples employing non-adversarial methods, including through collaborative law. With a background in psychology and interpersonal relations, Mr. Ross has the ability to bring even the most contentious issues under control and moving forward to resolution.

Any case that cannot resolve through alternative dispute resolution will eventually require a trial. Your Moorpark divorce lawyer must be highly experienced in family court if you hope to have an outcome with a favorable settlement. Each case must be fully reviewed as the initial step in the process. After analyzing your situation, our divorce lawyer can advise you what to expect with regard to the critical issues in your divorce, including child custody, child support, property division and spousal support. The state has issued various formulas that are employed in making decision about these matters. There are a number of factors that could influence a court's decision, and we are aware of all of the possibilities that could arise, and prepare our cases with this in mind.

Reaching a Settlement in Divorce

Your settlement will impact your life for years into the future, both personally and financially. It could not be more important to ensure that your legal representation has the ability to present a well-documented and persuasive case, whether in negotiations with the opposing attorney or in court. Our years in practice allow us to have an exceptional level of insight into how judges make decisions. We have served as counsel in both simple divorces, to high profile, high net worth cases. We know how important your privacy is. We will attempt to get your divorce settled outside of court whenever possible.

Whether you are seeking a separation or divorce, each issue must be fully resolved before being presented to the court, or will be subject to a court decision. There are a huge range of options in arranging a settlement, and all community property will be evaluated. Even your personal property – that property you owned prior to marriage – may be an issue of contention. Cases in which funds have been mingled can make these matters more complex. Marriages of long duration have specific issues that will be evaluated, including matters involving the income earning capacity of each person, the role played in the marriage.

No matter how complicated your situation is, we know what to do. The most important issue is to get legal representation as early as possible, hopefully before filing any paperwork. With our early involvement, each step of the process can be managed carefully with the goal of a final outcome that better serves you, your children and your financial health. Contact us for more information about divorce and family law in Moorpark. Our firm offers an exceptional level of professionalism and client-focused service.