What are some common mistakes people make in divorce?
When an individual is going through a divorce, they may feel overwhelmed. Divorce is an incredibly emotional time for many people as it marks the end of a very important chapter in his or her life. There are a number of steps that an individual can take to protect themselves from common mistakes made during their divorce.
- Representing themselves: Some people believe that they are better off without the guidance of a divorce attorney and choose not to consult with one. When a person represents themselves in divorce, they may not have the legal knowledge necessary to obtain the best possible outcome.
- Misrepresenting finances: When an individual does not give an accurate statement of net worth and properly disclose their finances, this can open up the door for further legal trouble and may even result in an investigation by the IRS.
- Ignoring emotions: Going through a divorce can be very emotional and devastating for some. It may be a good idea to seek professional help in an effort to make sure that your mental health does not get ignored during the divorce, which can ultimately be very harmful.
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