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Case Type Divorce Skills Developed Client Interviewing/Counsel and Advice/Legal Drafting

Case #19-0044521

Divorce with Economic Relief: A survivor of domestic abuse needs divorce representation. Client and husband were married in April 2016 and separated in January 2019. Client and husband have three children together who all live with client. Client has a PFA against husband through July 2022, and she already has representation in her separate custody action. Client is not interested in making any claim to husband’s assets, but she would like alimony pendente lite because husband agreed to assist with rent, but he only does so sporadically. The only asset for her husband to claim would be client’s car. Client’s primary goal is moving on with her life. A volunteer would need to initiate the divorce and represent client throughout the process. Client is Spanish-speaking; interpretation services are available upon request.