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Savvy Hawaii Divorce Attorneys Protect Your Best Interests

Compassionate Hilo family law firm helps clients prepare for the future

At the Law Offices of Brian J. DeLima in Hilo, we’ve handled all types of divorces. We know that even in the best circumstances, when both spouses agree that it is time to move on, there can be disagreements about child support, property division and other important matters. Our attorneys have extensive experience and can help you handle any family law issue that comes up during your divorce.

Providing valuable guidance and representation for all issues pertaining to divorce

Our firm guides clients through the many issues that can arise in a divorce, including:

  • Spousal maintenance — Another term for alimony, spousal maintenance in Hawaii may be awarded on either a temporary or permanent basis. We will help you show the court which, if any, should be awarded in your case.
  • Child custody — Child custody and visitation arrangements are often the most contentious issues in a divorce. We listen to what matters to you and then pursue a suitable agreement.
  • Child support — We can explain the guidelines that the court uses to determine how much child support payments will be, including such factors as both parents’ incomes.

Divorce is rarely easy, but our highly experienced family law firm can guide you through the process in a way that gives you the most confidence and peace of mind about the results.

Offering skilled counsel in mediation

Our Hilo divorce attorneys are experienced in mediation, a process by which a neutral third party works with the divorcing couple come to agreement on the various issues that must be resolved. This is a cost-effective means of obtaining a divorce, because the parties only need to pay for one mediator. Additionally, many people feel that divorce mediation is less stressful than a traditional divorce and allows for more control of the process and its outcomes. We can help you determine if mediation is a good alternative for you and your spouse.

Working to achieve fair distribution of property

During the process known as equitable distribution, a judge will determine how the couple’s assets and debts should be divided, considering such factors as:

  • The skills and employability of each spouse
  • The current economic condition of each spouse
  • The age and health of each spouse
  • The impact of property division on any children of the marriage
  • Whether either spouse violated the law or attempted to hide assets to prevent their division

We will aggressively represent your interests throughout the procedure, making sure that the division of assets is fair and reasonable.

Contact an experienced Hawaii divorce attorney for a free consultation

If you are contemplating divorce or have recently learned that your spouse is planning to file for divorce, the Law Offices of Brian J. DeLima in Hilo can provide valuable assistance in the days ahead. Call 833-664-6245 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation today.

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  • Hilo Office
    101 Aupuni St
    # 133
    Hilo, Hawaii 96720
    Phone: 808-969-7707