16th Apr 2017
Having with your trouble with your marriage for the past years? Are you considering for a divorce? Divorce is a traumatic experience especially for a woman in terms of financial, physical and emotional. The process involves difficulties and sacrifices as well as time and effort. Before considering a divorce, you need to ask yourself a lot of question to determine if you are emotionally ready for the process and most importantly after the process. In this article, I will discuss to you the things that you need to do before filing for a divorce.
First, you need to talk to a professional or marriage counselor to help save the marriage. Talking to professionals is the very first thing that you need to do. The marriage counselor will help you discover the reasons behind your understanding, how to cope with the process and how to move on. If you do not know how to find a counselor, your co-workers, religious and social contacts might help you.
Second, this is where your attorney comes in. Having an attorney that can handle your case would be necessary to give further explanations regarding the laws on divorce. Your attorney will help you manage your finances and build your credit rating. In addition, they are also responsible in ensuring that you have enough money during the divorce process.
Third, safeguard your assets. This is very important step that you need to take. Since you are filing a divorce, you need to keep in mind that this process is very costly. Another thing that you need to keep in mind is after the divorce, once the divorce has been approved, you will be leaving alone, if you do not have kids or along with the kids if you have. Bear in mind that your partner is no longer there for you in times you need him, unless if you are in good terms together, especially financially. Yes, your ex-partner will give you finances bi-monthly or monthly but it is not like before that most of his salary is in your hands. So, securing your assets is truly important.
There is another way to protect your assets which is through getting an injunction restraining from your partner from transferring or disposing property under the restraining order. You can ask your attorney with this law.
Now that we’re on with discussing the things that you need to do before filing a divorce, in connection with the subject, let’s move on to an equally important factor that might be influencing with your decision. Filing a divorce is life changing decision that could result into either positive or negative in your life. Before deciding a life changing endeavor, you need to ask yourself several questions that could help you determine your fears in life and in your decision. You need to analyze if there are hold back on your feelings and thoughts about your marriage from your partner. Then, you need to determine if your spouse did something to you and to your marriage that are not worth for forgiveness. Next, you need to examine if the people that surrounds you such as friends, family members and co-workers influences negative feelings to you concerning your decision for filing a divorce and checking the financial cost of the process of divorce. You also need to examine if your actions are influenced by the concerns of your children as well as your feelings particularly on the resources just to save the marriage. Finally, you need to ask which matters most to you, the loved for your spouse or the need to grow as a person.