PREPARATION FOR APPOINTMENT:
1. Divorce without children
A. Assets acquired before marriage, by gift or inheritance on both sides.
B. Assets acquired during the marriage, including bank accounts and amounts, all personal property valued over $500 (yard sale price), all IRA statements, investment account statements, 401K statements, pension statements, tax returns for the past 3 years, year to date check stubs; deeds of real estate owned by the parties; pending worker's comp or personal injury claim; who should get what and why.
C. All debts acquired during the marriage. List creditor, amount, who should pay what and why.
D. Address of spouse
2. Divorce with Children
A. Everything in paragraphs A to D above.
B. Names, ages, birthdates of children born to or adopted by the parties, schools, locations and same with after care. Wishes of children?
C. Employer of each party, hours, locations. Health insurance? Cost per child.
D. Any agreement as to where the children will live when after the divorce/custody case.
E. Any agreement on parenting responsibilities: medical, educational, religious, extra-curricular.
F. Child care? Cost.
G. Extraordinary medical expenses. Cost.
H. Extraordinary extra-curricular expenses. Cost.
I. Extraordinary school expenses. Cost.
J. Address of each party.