By: Alexandra Willen, Associate Attorney
Deciding to divorce your spouse is a difficult decision and going through the process of a divorce can be difficult as well. Whether it is your first divorce, or your third, it does not get easier. With divorce comes a big emotional toll, and as with most emotions, it is difficult to think clearly and plan for the future while experiencing them. Anger, grief, sadness, jealously, and fear of the unknown are a few things you may be feeling as you think about a potential divorce.
When you are experiencing the difficulties of separating from a spouse, moving, dividing financial documents, and developing a new normal with kids and family members, the last thing you may want is an attorney who causes drama and makes your divorce a big fight. However, you may not be prepared to go through a divorce without an attorney. If you need help deciding what to do next, you can hire an attorney without the fear that your situation will devolve into constant argument.
Divorce does not have to be a fight, and although you are choosing to separate, it can be done amicably. An agreed or collaborative is an option for you if you want to work with your soon to be ex-spouse to get through the divorce process as quickly and as amicably as possible. An attorney can help you navigate this process with legal expertise to make sure things are being divided appropriately, but without the unnecessary step of litigation or mudslinging. There is no need to go to Court when going through a divorce if you want to keep the fighting to a minimum.
Experienced family law attorneys can help you navigate the divorce process, and help you make reasoned and thought-out decisions when you otherwise may not be thinking clearly or rationally during such a big life change. They can assist you by making the divorce process streamlined and explain things to you in a straightforward manner, so that you can think with a clear head and not make emotion fueled decisions that you may regret down the road.
Negotiations with your spouse during a divorce can be constructive, and without emotion when using an experienced attorney. When you have the right person on your team, and you and your spouse are on the same page about wanting to work through the divorce process as amicably as possible, the process of divorce does not have to be so daunting or difficult. An attorney can help you work out a plan for your family that works for you and is unique to your own situation and goals. If you got to Court, you could be stuck with a one size fits all plan imposed by the Judge.
It would be a stretch to say that a divorce can be done without any argument, but it can be kept at a minimum. If you believe that you would like to work through your divorce with the assistance of an attorney who can help guide you and your soon to be ex-spouse, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Amber Shemesh would be more than happy to assist you.
Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions, or if you’d like to inquire regarding our services.