Every marriage is unique. Likewise, every divorce is different when spouses decide to end their marital relationship. But what type of divorce will bring the best result?
There are many things to consider for determining if working together on a peaceful settlement is the right fit, or whether taking your soon-to-be-ex to court may be necessary for a fair outcome.
Nearly 90% of divorces are resolved through mediation, collaboration or negotiation. Before you dig in your heels on any method, especially litigation, work with an experienced family law attorney to assess these four factors:
In divorce and custody matters, judges only want to hear law-based reasoning over why you deserve a more significant share of marital assets or parenting time with your kids. They don’t want to listen to grievances about a spouse.
Most divorcing couples strive to work together for a fair outcome. However, if that is not possible, remember that you agree to let a judge make personal decisions affecting the rest of your life by going to court.