DIVORCE, CHILD CUSTODY, AND FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS IN BENTONVILLE, ARKANSAS
When you’re going through a divorce, child custody battle, or other family-related legal matter, the idea of having to navigate the legal process on top of everything else can feel overwhelming. Fortunately, you don’t have to figure it all out on your own. The Vernetti Law Group is a Bentonville-based law firm serving clients throughout Benton County and Washington County. If you’re looking for legal guidance, please schedule a free consultation with us so we can help you determine your next steps.
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MEET ATTORNEYS BRYAN AND SAMANTHA VERNETTI
Having spent years working closely with clients going through everything from amicable divorces to high-conflict child custody battles, our attorneys understand the stress of your situation.
As a firm, we strive to do more than simply offer legal advice to our clients. Ultimately, we aim to be the guide, sounding board, and advocate that you need. Whether your case can be resolved through peaceful negotiations or requires aggressive litigation, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
With how highly emotional family law cases can be, it’s not always easy to think in the long term. Fortunately, our team is here to help keep things on track no matter what kinds of emotional manipulations may come from the other side. We understand all too well that this case affects your home life, finances, family, and future. That’s a responsibility we take very seriously.
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24-HOUR ACCESS TO YOUR ATTORNEY
With all the stresses that come with family-related legal matters, the last thing you should have to worry about is whether you can get in touch with your lawyer when you need them. That’s exactly why our attorneys give each client a direct, 24-hour line of communication.
CLEAR ANSWERS IN LAYMAN’S TERMS
When you sit down to discuss your case with us, don’t worry — we aren’t going to make the law sound like an incomprehensible foreign language. Instead, we’ll lay everything out in plain terms so that, together, we can make informed decisions about how to move your case forward
At the Vernetti Law Group, we continually challenge ourselves to offer the highest quality of legal representation while keeping our services at a fair, affordable price. We want you to breathe easier knowing you have all the support you need without breaking the bank.
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FAMILY LAW TERMS & SERVICES
Alimony (also called “spousal maintenance” or “spousal support”) is another factor that comes into play when determining how to fairly distribute assets and property. Alimony is typically rewarded when one spouse’s standard of living would drastically worsen without it.
When two spouses agree on the terms of their divorce, Arkansas calls that divorce "uncontested." If the spouses can’t reach a resolution on their own, the case is "contested." For both kinds of divorce, it’s extremely beneficial to have an experienced lawyer advocating for you.
CHILD CUSTODY & VISITATION
No matter how peaceful or hostile your relationship with your ex may be, our goal is to help you reach a fitting child custody and visitation arrangement. In other words, our priority is helping you establish a plan that puts your child or children’s best interests above all else.
FAULT VS. NO-FAULT DIVORCE
If two spouses live apart for 18 months or longer, the state of Arkansas will grant them a simple no-fault divorce. Otherwise, one spouse must demonstrate that the other spouse is responsible for the unraveling of the marriage. For instance, adultery, incarceration, and cruelty are all valid claims for legal separation.
In order to help your child or children maintain a consistent and healthy standard of living, child support may be awarded from one spouse to the other. Child support arrangements vary widely depending on the needs and dynamics from one family to the next.
ASSET & PROPERTY DIVISION
Once a divorce has been approved by the state, the next step is to divide up the property and assets that were shared during the marriage. Considerations for this step may include real estate, vehicles, furniture, retirement accounts, business interests, and other assets and property specific to your situation.
PROUDLY SERVING FAMILY LAW CLIENTS THROUGHOUT BENTON COUNTY AND WASHINGTON COUNTY
Without the right legal team in your corner, divorce and other family law cases can make it feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. We at the Vernetti Law Group sincerely want to alleviate that burden by taking it on as our own. If you need legal guidance or representation for your situation — be it related to divorce, child custody, child support, or a related matter — please don’t hesitate to give us a call. Initial consultations are free of charge.