How to Have a Peaceful Divorce

How to Have a Peaceful Divorce

Divorces can be nasty, but they don’t have to be.

I recently wrote about Adversarial Divorce, which is a divorce where neither party can agree upon divorce terms. It’s is a long and nasty form of divorce. I received many questions in response to that article from people wondering how they can avoid an adversarial divorce, as they go into the process themselves. The wonderful part about this is that you have a lot of control over how the separation unfolds, and can easily make it amicable. Besides meeting with a divorce expert, follow these 5 steps that tell you how to have a peaceful divorce.

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What is Adversarial Divorce & How Do You Avoid It?

What is Adversarial Divorce & How Do You Avoid It?

Everything is going to be alright. Maybe not today, but someday.

If marriage is the epitome of falling in love, then divorce is the essence of climbing out of it. About 50% of American marriages end in divorce, for better or for worse. Some couples are able to end the union quickly and cleanly, but others aren’t so lucky. There are many different types of divorce ranging from no-fault divorce to adversarial divorce. Future divorcees should be informed on the ranges of divorce, and consult a social investigation specialist to navigate their unique situation, especially if they find themselves in an adversarial divorce.

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3 Things Kids of Divorce Want their Parents to Know

Kids say the darndest things.

Children walk through the beginning stages of life without any filter, so we often fail to look past the cute to acknowledge the adult forming inside them. No matter the age of your child, they will be affected by divorce. After a divorce, it’s easy to get lost in trying to put your own life back together that you forget about the want of your kids. These are the 3 things children of divorce want their parents to know:

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