Client/Wife and OP/Husband married in November 2013 and separated in November 2014. OP has a history of domestic violence against client. Client is not employed; OP is employed. Client is currently in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy for the mortgage on the home that she purchased before the marriage. OP owns a car and has a 401(k) plan and union pension. OP has counsel and has filed a divorce complaint. Client is seeking spousal support from OP. Client is seeking an attorney to represent her in the divorce proceedings, which will first include requesting that bankruptcy court lift the automatic stay. A VIP mentor is available to assist with bankruptcy and family law questions.
Core Competencies: Discovery Practice, Client Interviewing