Step-By-Step Advice for Those Thinking About Divorce
Making the Decision to Divorce is an emotional one that we will have to take if things are not going in the right direction. Before taking any step to ask yourself whether you really want a divorce or not. Make sure you have done all things to sort out problems in your marriage and salvage the relationship. If you have kids, try to do all possible things for saving your relationship.
Divorce is not a decision that you can make any time whenever you feel stressed or dealing with depression. Whenever you make a decision about divorce you should seek couple counseling and talk to your spouse about the problems you are facing and be willing to save your relationship before walking away from your marriage. Unless you are suffering from serious infidelity, your marriage should be the most important thing in your life. It should be your priority you work hardest to maintain.
Don't you hire an attorney - if you have decided for the divorce you need to decide whether to Hire a Family Law Attorney? In most of the cases, there is a need to handle issues like child custody, child support supposal support and property division. For all this reason you need to hire a divorce attorney as soon as possible.
Once you have made the decision you need to
gather all documentation needed during the divorce. Documents you need to have
- Full Address, Phone number, name & birth date social security number of
all your children, Date of marriage, copy of domestic contracts, all
information regarding previous legal proceedings, Dates about any previous
separation or marriage counseling. Keep all original documents and give copies
to your attorney. An interim order from the covers all issues (child custody,
Property) in order to protect all parties during the time of separation final