Divorce Attorney
Serving Lancaster

Practicing California Family Law for 25 Years

Lancaster Divorce Attorney

Divorce can be a lengthy and emotionally trying period in a person’s life. Trouble with your spouse, worries over your children, division of property, and possible court proceedings can make the process of divorce a tough time for people to manage without support. At the Law Offices of John C. Bigler, we understand the many difficulties associated with divorce, and want you to know that no matter what your situation looks like, you don’t have to brave it alone.

As a certified family law specialist, our dedicated Lancaster divorce lawyer can assist you with your contested divorce case as well as provide mediation and arbitration in uncontested cases.

Attorney Bigler has represented thousands of clients throughout California for 25 years, in which time he has appeared in nearly every courthouse in Los Angeles County. He has consistently striven to provide the highest level of personalized attention and service to each of his clients. By listening to and communicating with his clients, he focuses on building solid relationships so that they are never in the dark regarding the state of their case.

Contact the Law Offices of John C. Bigler at (661) 368-1181 today for a consultation. Whether your case is contested or uncontested, we are here to provide the expert guidance and support you need.


What Are the Challenges of Getting a Divorce?

Divorce is not just the end of a marital relationship; it often encompasses a host of challenges that can be overwhelming for those involved. Emotional turmoil is one of the most significant hurdles, as feelings of anger, grief, and confusion can complicate the decision-making process. Financial strain is another common issue, particularly when it comes to dividing assets, dealing with spousal support, and managing separate budgets. The welfare of children also introduces a complex layer, as custody battles and visitation rights can create additional stress. Furthermore, legal complexities and court proceedings can be daunting without professional guidance, making it essential to navigate the process with a knowledgeable attorney.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in California?

The time it takes to finalize a divorce in California can vary widely based on several factors. The state imposes a mandatory six-month waiting period from the time the divorce papers are served, ensuring that no divorce decree can be finalized in less than half a year. However, this is just the minimum timeframe, and the actual duration can be much longer. Factors such as the level of contention between the parties, the complexity of financial portfolios, child custody disputes, and court availability can all extend the process. In uncontested cases where both parties agree on all terms, the process can be relatively swift, whereas contentious divorces might drag on for years.

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What Are the Most Common Divorce Mistakes?

Divorce is a challenging process where mistakes can have long-lasting impacts. Some common mistakes include:

  • Lack of Preparation: Failing to gather necessary financial documents and not understanding the full scope of marital assets can lead to unfavorable settlements.
  • Acting on Emotion: Letting anger, resentment, or fear drive decisions can result in irrational choices that might not be in one's best interest.
  • Inadequate Legal Representation: Attempting to navigate the divorce process without professional legal assistance can lead to overlooking key legal aspects and unfavorable outcomes.
  • Ignoring Tax Implications: Overlooking the tax consequences of asset division can lead to unexpected financial burdens post-divorce.
  • Neglecting Children's Needs: Prioritizing personal grievances over children’s well-being can result in detrimental emotional and psychological effects on the children involved.

How Our Lancaster Divorce Attorney Can Help You Avoid These Mistakes

At the Law Offices of John C. Bigler, our Lancaster divorce attorney offers the expertise and support needed to navigate the divorce process effectively. We ensure our clients are well-prepared by helping them gather all necessary documentation and providing a thorough understanding of marital assets. By offering objective, strategic advice, we help clients make rational decisions and avoid letting emotions dictate their actions. With dedicated legal representation, we address every detail of the case, from complex financial divisions to tax implications and custody arrangements. Our attorney prioritizes the best interests of your children, ensuring their needs are met while maintaining a focus on achieving a fair and timely resolution for all parties involved.

Contact the Law Offices of John C. Bigler for experienced, compassionate legal support. Call (661) 368-1181 to schedule your consultation and start your journey forward.

Why Hire a Certified Family Law Specialist? Board-Certification in Family Law requires a demonstrated mastery of the practice area. Learn why only board-certified attorneys can be named experts in their field, and what this means for your case. 
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If you are considering a divorce, make sure that you retain the services of an attorney you can trust so that your divorce can be resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner. Whether you decide to handle your divorce in court or outside of court, a reliable and knowledgeable attorney who understands the California judicial system is an invaluable resource to have on your side.

Attorney Bigler can give you the advice you need for the following family law issues:

  • Child custody
  • Alimony or spousal support
  • Domestic violence
  • Paternity
  • Child visitation
  • Property division

Our firm truly cares about the families we represent and wants to bring them the peace of mind that comes with adeptly handled legal aid. Contact our offices today – every moment you wait is time that could be spent preparing your case and getting you one step closer to the resolution you need. We proudly serve Lancaster and Palmdale and are always available to take your call!

Ready to navigate your divorce with confidence? Contact the Law Offices of John C. Bigler today--(661) 368-1181!


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