The divorce process is emotionally difficult for both you and your spouse. And the process can be made even more difficult if you and your spouse get in a mindset that you want to fight.
But, is there a way to make your divorce “easy”? The answer is yes you can make your divorce “easy”. If you and your spouse approach your divorce enter into your divorce with the right attitude, you can make the process smooth. The following are a few tips on how to make your divorce process “easy”.
If you and your spouse effectively communicate and can have logical discussions about important decisions that must be made in your divorce, then you are well underway to a straightforward divorce.
Before filing for divorce, you and your spouse should resolve all issues related to your marriage such as custody, parenting time, and division of assets. The more issues you and your spouse can resolve prior to filing for divorce, the easier your divorce process will be. By coming to agreement before the divorce filing, or shortly thereafter, you will save money on attorney’s fees and on your emotions.
Clearly, you and your spouse have an emotional investment in your divorce. And when you or your spouse allow your emotions to control your decision-making process, that’s when divorces become difficult, time consuming, and expensive. You and your spouse should do your best to prevent revenge or anger to dictate the negotiation process. With that in mind, you and your spouse can reach the final outcome of your divorce.
The goal in your divorce should be for you and your spouse to reach a fair and equitable agreement, placing your children first. And hopefully, all done while maintaining some respect for each other. The sooner you and your spouse can get through the divorce process, the sooner you will be free to start your new life. The goal should always be to act in good faith, and reach your agreement as soon as possible. To summarize, an easy divorce is one where you and your spouse can quickly agree and resolve the terms of your divorce while maintaining civility towards the other.
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Divorce in Michigan is a complicated procedure with long-term implications. It’s important to understand your rights and duties at each stage of the proceeding so that you will be in the best position to move forward during and after the divorce. Advice from an experienced divorce attorney can make all the difference in your outcome.
At Schmitt Law, PLLC, we work to ensure that our clients have the information and guidance they need to make the right decisions for their family and their future. Contact Schmitt Law, PLLC today by completing our online contact form, or calling us at (616) 608-4634 to schedule a consultation.