What Documents do I need to give to my Divorce Attorney?
During Divorce, you will have to disclose information related to your finances, property, and debts to the court. Compiling these documents before meeting with your Attorney will substantially help your case. Attorneys bill by the minute, so the more prepared you are before each meeting with your attorney, the more money and time you’ll save.
It takes a while to compile these types of documents, so if you are planning on filing for Divorce, or have already been served with Divorce papers, you should start compiling these documents as soon as possible.
Below are some of the required documents your attorney will need from you for your Family Law case.
Here are some documents you’ll need to give your Attorney:
Titles for all homes, rental properties, automobiles, boats, etc.
Pay stubs for the last 3 months
Businesses assets and liabilities
Any employment contracts, partnership agreement and lease agreement of above business
Tax returns filed during the marriage
Financial statements (mutual funds, annuities, pension/retirement account statements, etc.)
Insurance policies (life, auto, health, disability, etc.)
Inheritances, guarantees, gifts or bequests, personal injury awards
Wills, trust, pre-nuptial agreements, etc.
Inventory of personal assets (musical instruments, jewelry, safe deposit box contents, etc.)