You’re Getting Divorced, Now What?
At Jackson Law, we know divorce is a serious, life changing decision. We also know emotions are high. And when emotions are high logic is low. There is so much to consider from mediation to custody arrangements. Our goal is to come alongside you and help you think logically and make smart decisions. In the moment, you have to excuse yourself from the high emotions to develop a game plan. Here are our top 3 things you need to know when getting a divorce.
#1 Be Prepared
Although it can be difficult to have this perspective, we want to encourage you to be smart and patient through the whole process. The day you decide you are going to be divorced, you need to be prepared and ready. Before any confrontation, you should already have an attorney to represent and advise you. Depending on your unique circumstances, we will be able to offer professional advice informed by over 30 years experience in family law. Click here to setup a free consultation.
# 2 – Think Ahead
Regarding child custody and support, there are many things to consider. These are called “plans.” You will need to be able to articulate an education plan, a health plan, a hygiene plan and so forth. You should consult with an experienced professional when developing your long term plans for any children involved. These decisions will be made either by you or for you. An experienced professional is your best asset in accomplishing your goal of making the best decisions for the kids.
#3 – Don’t Fold
From the time you decide you realize you are going to be divorced, we want to encourage you to be patient and not to fold on issues because you want it to be over. During the transition, you’ll feel an array of many emotions and during the divorce process there are a lot of things to think about. Know ahead of time, that this is a finite situation that will affect the course of your future. We will make sure to get you off to the right start, and are fully capable of handling the process.
If you are considering divorce and wondering where to begin, let us walk alongside you and help you take the first step. We will first help you determine what the issues are in your particular divorce proceeding, and which are likely to be contested during your divorce process.