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Tips To Help Guide You Through Your Divorce

by Andrew Martin

Being prepared for the emotional, legal and financial challenges that will accompany divorcing your spouse is essential for anyone that is considering starting this process. In order to protect yourself against the complications and legal hazards that can arise, you should follow several basic guidelines throughout the divorce process.

Consider The Full Range Of Financial Impacts Of The Divorce

The emotional aspects of a divorce can be some of the more obvious. However, it is a reality that there are many financial impacts that a divorce can have on your life. While you may have an intense desire to finish the divorce proceedings as quickly as possible, you should always fight for your legal share of the assets. Without your share of the assets from the marriage, you will be giving yourself a sizable disadvantage when it comes to rebuilding your life. Your attorney will be able to help you identify and fight for the assets that you need the most. However, you should consider scheduling a meeting with a financial advisor after your divorce so that you can create a sound plan for restoring your financial standing after this major life change.

Settle The Easier Aspects Of The Divorce First

In almost every divorce, there will be some topics and aspects that will be easier to settle. For example, your spouse may not want to keep the pet from the marriage. This can also apply to specific assets as it is common for boats, RVs or any other items from the marriage that the other spouse may not want. By settling the easier aspects of the divorce before moving to the more contentious you will be able to secure your position on these matters and establish positive momentum in your divorce proceedings.

Keep A Strong Support Network Throughout This Lengthy Process

You will likely find yourself emotionally frayed and exhausted from the various changes that will accompany the divorce. To prevent yourself from feeling overwhelmed, you should create a support network that you can use to help you through this experience. Ideally, this network should be a small group of friends and family that you can talk to when the challenges become too great. In addition to giving you a variety of opinions, having a small support group can also avoid situations where you overwhelm your best friend or closest family member with the stress and negativity of the divorce. By alternating among a small group, you can enjoy the benefits of a strong support network while also protecting these valuable relationships and the emotional health of your support network members.

Contact professionals like Fessenden Laumer & DeAngelo, PLLC to learn more.