Are you preventing the end of your own divorce?
No divorce is exactly the same, so there is no scenario that can fit every individual situation. Everyone has their own reasons for seeking a divorce, whether for issues in the marriage, circumstances outside of their control, or simply when the couple decides it is no longer in their best interests to be together. No matter that the reasons for the divorce, there are some common mistakes couples make when ending their relationship. These mistakes can make it difficult for the divorce to move forward in a timely manner, leading to a longer and more costly divorce than necessary.
What to avoid in divorce:
- Hiding financial information and assets from the court in order to deprive a spouse in the divorce settlement
- Allowing negative emotions to cloud judgment and prevent any agreement concerning property or children
- Not considering the needs of any children involved during this difficult time
- Focusing on the details of the past instead of moving forward with the divorce
- Ignoring the potential tax implications for transferring property and assets
- Refusing to compromise with one another by remaining steadfast in wants
- Forgetting to examine other methods for divorce
These common mistakes can cause a divorce to drag out longer than it should. Avoiding the common mistakes can help a couple focus on their children as they move forward in the divorce process.
Our firm offers a free consultation for those concerned about their upcoming divorce and seeking to avoid making common divorce mistakes. Give Claery & Hammond a call!