Being thorough is not being difficult

If your spouse is difficult – his lawyer haggles over words, don’t take it so personally. It’s often necessary for the welfare of both you and your children’s future as you move through and beyond divorce.

Family Law Headquarters | Divorce & Family Law Information

26168515_SFor some reason in family law, there is a belief that being thorough is being difficult.  Let me explain what I mean.

Lots of parties come into family law cases with a conceptual idea that they desire to settle.  And who wouldn’t want this?  A long drawn out family law case just isn’t appealing.  It can result in fees escalating.  It can result in the emotional trauma being prolonged.

On the other hand, to settle a family law case, parties really have to agree on one-hundred percent of everything.  So, in a divorce for example with children, the parties have to agree on property and debt division, child support, spousal support, child custody and the apportionment of attorneys’ fees between the parties.  Tied into all these components of a family law cases, there are a plethora of little details that have to be agreed upon.  This is what…

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I teach English at a local community college and am raising two children; I like to paint, write, pray, read, hike and travel.
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