Divorce is a deeply emotional event, but the legal divorce process is cold and impersonal and legalistic. To avoid a major mismatch between these things, it’s important to go into the process with realistic expectations about what you can and cannot expect realistically and to avoid wasteful or unnecessary fights. Expect the fiscal side of things to bring out the dark side of everyone involved, but keep perspective and realize that money will inevitably be tighter for everyone at the end, and that money is not the sole determinant of your life and happiness going forward. As a practical tip, don’t forget to try to haggle a lower rate with your attorneys – it may really pay offater!
- Maintaining financial security is one of the most important aspects of a successful divorce.
- Staying rational and not allowing your emotions to impact your financial or legal decisions is crucial during a divorce.
- Coming to terms with inevitably having less money is important as one goes through divorce proceedings.
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