Legal Advice in Paradise #35

August 19, 2017 | Bradley Coates

 Legal Advice in Paradise

The "D" word. Divorce. Sadly many couples end up severing their marriages which all started with the promise..."until death do us part".

Hawai'i Family Law Attorney, Bradley "Brad" A. Coates of Coates Frey Tanimoto & Gibson, AAL, LLLC, has 36 years of experience as a divorce lawyer. His firm has done an estimated 20,000 divorces in those 36 years.

Listen in as Brad covers the basics of what a divorce entails:

* Statistics of marriages ending in divorce: 45% 1st marriage, 65% 2nd marriages and a whopping 85% for 3rd marriages

* Key Causes: Money, Sex & Family *Uncontested vs Contested Divorce

* Cost to divorce * Importance of having your financial information

* Equitable Distribution

* No-Fault Divorce

* Temporary Orders, Pre-Decree Rulings

* Property Settlements

* Divorce Meditation

* Child Custody: Legal, Physical, Sole or Joint

* Brief explanation of Pre-Marital Agreements

* State of Hawaii Court Forms