The emotional effect of just thinking about getting a divorce can be crushing for some people, and then actually initiating the legal proceedings can be a whole different emotional gut-punch. Simply put, a divorce can be an emotional rollercoaster, as one recent news article pointed out.
Why do couples get divorced? The answer to that question can be quite varied. However, once the decision to get a divorce is made, it is oftentimes a final decision. The couple knows that they are on a one-way road to ending their marriage. But, is it still possible to work together with a soon-to-be ex-spouse in a divorce case?
The cost of proceeding with a divorce is oftentimes one of the reasons why Florida residents hold off on committing to such a life-altering legal process. Divorce is quite common in America, so most people know a friend or family member who has been through the process and that person may not have had a good experience, either legally or financially. However, there are options to consider that may lower the overall cost of a divorce. For instance, can a collaborative divorce help lower your expenses?
While some divorces are rancorous, resulting in a lengthy and emotionally draining courtroom show-down, many couples in Florida may want to part ways more amicably. These couples may be interested in settling their divorce through the collaborative law process.
Florida residents going through a divorce may want to try to make it as stress-free as possible. After all, going through a trial is an emotionally and financially draining experience. Plus, the winner-takes-all nature of litigation can lead to an unsatisfactory resolution to your divorce. However, there are other ways to settle a divorce that may be more attractive than litigation.
Divorce is known as the one kind of litigation that a large percentage of the population will experience during their lifetime. Because things like child custody, child support, property division and alimony are often at issue, divorce has a reputation for being an extremely unpleasant experience. Most of us here in Fort Myers know people whose divorces were painful or infuriating. Is there an alternative to litigation for divorcing couples?