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What is Contested Divorce?
Disagreements in the Divorce Process
In a contested divorce, one or both spouses have disagreements about how to resolve issues such as property division, alimony/spousal support, child custody, child support and visitation. The court is then obligated to make whatever final decisions are necessary to arrive at a settlement. In some situations, a marital partner may not even want the divorce, which can make any effort to work out agreements extremely difficult.
If your divorce is contested, I can provide legal representation at your hearing. Having a competent lawyer by your side during contested divorce proceedings can help you achieve the best possible outcome to your case.
Resolving Contested Divorce Issues
Contested divorces are typically resolved in court by a judge who will review the divorce petition to determine if the divorce will be granted.
The court will also look at various factors when making decisions about asset distribution, support and custody, including:
- The type and value of your marital property
- A spouse's interest in a particular asset
- Each spouses age and health
- How long the marriage lasted
- Each spouses financial resources
- The income and future earning potential of each spouse
- The ability of an unemployed spouse to find a job and generate income
- The contributions made by each spouse to the marriage
- Which parent will have primary child custody responsibilities
My name is Attorney Karenko and I have been helping clients with contested divorces for over two decades. I know the emotional trauma and stress that can occur with a contested divorce, and will provide professional and caring assistance to help you through the divorce process.
I have been serving clients for over 30 years and have extensive experience in the litigation of family law, divorce and custody matters.
A 1-hour phone or video consultation is available upon request. All consultations are $100 and that fee will be credited towards client retainers upon hiring me.
From Start to Finish
Every client that retains me gets me. I handle every case from start to finish and never hand my clients over to an assistant.
Treats Clients Like Family
At Karenko Law Firm, I treat every client as an extension of my family. I understand that they are going through a rough time and it is important for me to provide a calm, safe and welcoming environment.
Licensed in 3 States
I currently hold active licenses in the following 3 states, Florida, Michigan, and Texas.
“Mrs. Karenko is more than an attorney, she is a mentor, mediator, and sometimes a mom to her clients. She really works her best to find the best solutions to some of the most complex and sensitive family issues.”- Kingsey
“Ms. Karenko is an outstanding lawyer. I had a very difficult and complex divorce and she was wonderful. She is caring and has an excellent reputation with other lawyers and Judges.”- Previous Client
“The Karenko law firm really helped me through a rough time in my life; they are extremely professional and helped to keep me clam/relaxed through the entire process. They are honest and will fight to make sure you get out of the situation as quick as possi”- Wyatt
“Her advice and encouragement have gotten me through this-the WORST CHAPTER in my life. Juliann is a family law genius and I am so lucky to have had her on my side! She cares deeply about her clients and works hard for a positive outcome.”- Sarah
“MY FIGHT IS FINALLY OVER!!! She was amazing! I highly recommend her! She spoke to me like a friend, explaining every question I had in detail. I always felt confident every time I walked into the court room with her & never had a doubt that we would no”- Traci