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Professional Divorce Lawyers in Newfoundland

You marry someone you love, but sometimes that love can change or fade. If your marriage isn’t working, you may be considering a separation and/or divorce. This is a very difficult decision to make, and in such a stressful time you may not know where to turn for guidance. 


The divorce lawyers in Newfoundland at Gittens & Associates will help you through this difficult time, from the beginning to the end. With our advice, you’ll be able to determine if amicable divorce mediation will work or if another process needs to be followed. Getting divorced is a very emotionally draining process, but our divorce lawyers will help you every step of the way so that you can minimize your stress. Call us today to set up a consultation appointment.

Divorce, Mediation, and More

At Gittens & Associates, our divorce lawyers understand that every family, marriage, and situation is different. That’s why we focus on your individual needs every step of the way. If you and your spouse are interested in resolving your disputes amicably, there are ways we can help. If your spouse is resistant to an amicable divorce, then we are able to provide guidance and advice in those situations as well.

The lawyers at Gittens & Associates can assist you in pursing any of the following procedures:


  • Separation agreement – this is an amicable, out of court way to resolve any outstanding issues related to your separation. You will be able to resolve your family law matter privately, which is the ideal way to enforce your rights while saving you the pain and costs associated with the formal court process. 
  • Uncontested divorce – this is a process in which your spouse is served with a divorce application and he or she doesn’t contest the divorce or raise any issues. This can be done as a joint divorce, where neither of you unilaterally initiates any court action against the other and instead, both of you inform the court of your intention to divorce. 
  • Contested divorce – this is a process which is initiated when negotiations fail and you need to utilize a formal litigation process to uphold and protect your legal rights. This process is used whether you’re the applicant or whether you are responding to a claim brought by your spouse. 
  • Foreign divorce opinion letter – this is necessary when you want to marry in Canada but were previously divorced outside of Canada. It is necessary to validate the foreign divorce in Canada.


Why You Need a Divorce Attorney

Even if you and your spouse are ready to resolve your divorce matter amicably, you may still need a divorce lawyer in Newfoundland to help you through the process. There can be complex issues involved in your divorce case—including custody disputes, child support, spousal support, division of property and entitlement to a share of business assets—so you’ll need guidance and advice.


You can depend on the divorce lawyers in Newfoundland at Gittens & Associates when you need someone to advocate for you in any family law or divorce matter. We have experience in dealing with matters such as child custody, child support, spousal support and property and business issues.


Contact a Divorce Lawyer in Newfoundland at Gittens & Associates

It is important to have an experienced advocate on your side because divorce matters are often very emotionally charged. Without the right help you may not get everything you are entitled to. The team of divorce lawyers at Gittens & Associates will be able to guide you through the divorce process and help you get everything you deserve.

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