There are no winners and losers when divorce is involved; it is a loss for both individuals. However, a successful divorce can be achieved. At the Men’s Divorce Law Firm we understand that going through a divorce can be a painful and difficult process. By providing information regarding the complexities of the legal system, we believe the process will become a little bit more tolerable. This article will hopefully help you more easily understand the process and get you through your divorce with realistic goals and ideas.
It is understandable that through this process many emotions will arise between both parties. Please try to understand that the legal system is not a tool that you can use to gain revenge against the other person. The Court must decide the outcome of your case based on facts and evidence. In the majority of family law cases, the Court will not compensate you or anyone else for the other parties’ misconduct.
Here are some tips that will help you manage through these rough times:
Have Reasonable Expectations
In family law cases, you should never expect to “win” on every issue. Rarely is either party happy about every ruling in a case. Even some of the best rulings can leave both parties slightly dissatisfied. At the Men’s Divorce Law Firm, we are sure to keep open communication with you throughout the process and discuss the realistic outcomes so nothing is misunderstood or unexpected.
Keep Communication Open with Your Spouse/Ex-Spouse
Although it can be difficult, if there are children involved, you and your (ex-) spouse will have to work together. Children are generally the ones who suffer the most throughout the divorce process and it is important for them to see that their parents are able to work together in a peaceful and cooperative way. Communicating with each other to come to an understanding and hopefully a settlement will save you both time and money in Court and Attorney’s fees.
Get Professional Help to Deal with Your Emotions
If you are having trouble dealing with emotions such as anger, hostility, depression, or defeat, don’t hesitate to get help through counseling and therapy to help you through it. It is important if you need to vent those frustrations to go to a professional as opposed to relaying your emotions in Court or toward your Attorney. A good counselor will be able to help you, and your children, get through this difficult time. We at the Men’s Divorce Law Firm have the resources to guide you to a good counselor should you feel the need arise.
Encourage and Support Visitation
The Court does not look highly upon parental alienation. If you end up as the parent with the majority of the timesharing (even if temporary) it is important that you strongly encourage visitation with the other parent. You must do more than just stay out of the way or leave the choice up to your children. If you show the initiative to encourage your children to spend time with your (ex-) spouse it just may reflect in the Judge’s ruling on certain issues with the children.
Orlando Attorney Jeffrey Feulner aggressively represents husbands and fathersin divorce and other family matters. Contact the Men’s Divorce Law Firm today at 407.896.2677 to schedule a consultation with a caring professional.