“ Steve and Renee were great to work with! Very professional and realistic. Gave no false expectations or predictions. They communicated everything to us in a timely manner. We will definitely use them again if ever needed! Thank you, Steve and your team! “
“ For my family law case, Steve Smith had a very strong presence and was dominant in the courtroom. The manner in which he carries out cases is something you see in the movies. He was really animated and passionate about my case. His military background is a big asset, and he really helped me out. I would highly recommend him. “
“ We hired Leah M. Baldacci for a family law case and she was so extremely helpful and got me through my case. She’s very professional and takes the time to listen to her clients. She’s a wonderful advocate and a fantastic attorney. If you’re looking for a great attorney, I recommend Leah. Thank you so much for your legal help. “
“ I’ve hired Steve for two cases, and I am very pleased with my decision. He fights for his clients and strives for the best outcome. His entire staff is pleasant and wonderful to work with. “
“ I hired Steve for a parental rights case involving my 2 children. He was aggressive but supportive and did not file unnecessary motions that wasted my retainer. I was terrified of court, but with his experience, I felt at ease. The process was explained, and his staff was great as well. I would hire him again if needed and received a great outcome with an order that works for me and my children. “
Handled my Parental Rights Case with Ease
When a married couple decides they no longer wish to be married, the couple must dissolve their marriage through a divorce proceeding.
A divorce is more than just the ending of a legal relationship status. The Court in a divorce proceeding will consider the following:
The issues contemplated during a divorce will likely significantly impact the life of you and your children for many years to come. A Divorce Trial Lawyer will advise you on protecting your interests and the best interests of your children throughout a divorce.
When you hire a divorce attorney from STEVE SMITH Trial Lawyers, you can be assured that your interests are protected and that you will receive the best outcome possible in your divorce. Attorney Steve Smith is sought out by clients across Maine for his reputation in successful divorce proceedings, as well as his advanced training in the financial aspects of divorce. As a Certified Financial Litigator, Steve has in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience in dividing complex and high-value assets. Contact us today to learn how our unique skills can benefit your case.
Attorney Steve Smith recently won an “omitted property” case involving a divorce from 1984. The divorce occurred while the husband was still in the military, just after Congress passed The Former Spouses Protection Act. After decades passed, the client reached out to our firm about obtaining her share of her former spouse’s military pension. Steve was able to win this case for our client and she is now receiving her fair share of the pension plan.
Most divorces involve complex issues regarding property, children, or other assets. A Divorce Trial Lawyer will expertly advise you through these issues.
A Divorce Trial Lawyer will help you review all the property owned by the divorcing parties. Your Trial Lawyer will help you determine whether the property is “marital property” and subject to equitable distribution between the parties by the Court, or “non-marital property” that may be set aside for one party and not considered during further distribution. Your Divorce Trial Lawyer will negotiate or make arguments on your behalf regarding how the property should be distributed between the parties.
A Divorce Trial Lawyer will also advise you on whether Spousal Support should be paid by one former spouse to the other. There are five types of Spousal Support:
Your Trial Lawyer will advise you on the differences between each of these options for Spousal Support and argue whether one or more types of Spousal Support should be ordered by the Court.
Often child issues arise during a divorce regarding where the children will primarily live, a parent-child visitation schedule, and how holidays and vacations will be shared between the parents and child support. It is important to discuss these issues with your Divorce Trial Lawyer so that these issues can be contemplated at the time of divorce. Dealing with child issues at the time of divorce can prevent future disputes involving your children in the future.
At STEVE SMITH Trial Lawyers, we know that divorce can feel isolating and create fear of the unknown. Our compassionate attorneys go the extra mile to help make this time less stressful for you and your children. We know that this doesn’t look the same for every family. Whether you are someone who needs to be as informed as possible about the process and your options, or you want to tell us what your desires are and let us handle the rest, we are here to meet your needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help.
I received a copy of my son's appeal prepared by Carl E. Woock. I cannot tell you how relieved I am to read this appeal.…
Has a ton of experience. Knows the court and the other attorney which should be helpful.
He is a wonderful attorney, and I definitely recommend him. Thank you very much for your help & support, Steve!
Contacted me promptly & provided professional & extremely useful info which allowed me to have a better understanding of the legal context of the issue.
A+, very helpful & understanding. I'm sure he could've charged much more. I will go to him again if I ever have a legal issue.
We understand that your priority is to secure a better future, whether that’s through a divorce or by modifying your parenting arrangements. Our skilled attorneys use every resource at our disposal to overcome obstacles. Our full commitment to you drives us to achieve outstanding results.
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