Know what options you have for working through a divorce
The things you will go through when you are in the midst of a divorce depend on the circumstances of your divorce. One thing that you must do in all cases, even those that seem straightforward, is to get informed about the process. We recently discussed some of the more common divorce terms and what they mean for your divorce. This is a good starting point for your knowledge.
No matter how many situations we write about on this blog, we will likely never cover all of the situations that are possible during a divorce. This is why it is imperative that you take the time to discuss your circumstances with us so that we can help you learn about what options you have and what might happen.
We understand that you have specific concerns that you want to discuss. These are best discussed right from the beginning of the case when we have time to evaluate possibilities and help you learn about how different things will impact your divorce.
If you and your ex are able to use mediation to come to the terms of the divorce, you will likely find that you can get a settlement that is close to what your goal for it is. There is a good chance that you won’t get exactly what you are after because you will need to negotiate the terms with your ex.
We understand that this is a trying time. We can help you evaluate your options that you have for each aspect of the divorce, including property division and child custody issues.