5 important things to remember during a divorce

By |2022-04-04T18:04:59+00:0028 Sep 2018|Categories: Divorce|


When you decide that you are going to divorce, you need to ensure that you aren’t doing anything that is going to sabotage your case. There are many things that might do this so you need to take a look at what’s going on and make a plan for how you will handle it all.

Divorce is a time that is going to impact your finances and emotions right now, but those impacts might go into the future. Here are some things for you to consider if you are in this position now:

  • Try to remain calm. Getting upset or frustrated could lead you to do or say things that you don’t mean or that are best left alone.
  • Be careful on social media. The things you post on social media can be used in a divorce, so think before you post. Things like pictures of you on vacation could be construed as you hiding assets.
  • Find out what options you have. Oftentimes, there is more than just one option that can resolve a matter. This is especially true if you are negotiating with your ex over the divorce matters.
  • Hold off on big life changes. You might want to move to a new city or change jobs. Wait on this until after the divorce is over and you have a chance to think clearly about your future.
  • Put your children first. Divorce is hard on the kids. Do your best to help them adjust to the changes so that they can begin to feel secure in their new way of life.

You have to protect your own interests during the divorce. Take the time to consider how each choice you make might change your life for the better or for the worse. This may give you a clear answer for each decision.

About the Author:

Dorie Anne Rogers - The Law Offices of Dorie A. Rogers, APC
Dorie A. Rogers, a Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California, has been an attorney since 1981 with an exclusive family law practice located in Orange County. She is accepting dissolution cases with support and property issues including the use of forensics to ascertain business value, community interests and to establish monthly case flow analysis. Ms. Rogers has substantial experience in high conflict custody litigation involving sophisticated psychological issues. She drafts premarital and postmarital agreement designed to define and establish parties' separate and community property interests. Paternity cases and domestic violence matters are considered part of her practice. Ms. Rogers is a court-approved and court-appointed to represent minor children.Ms. Rogers consults with individuals concerned about entering or exiting a relationship. She advises effective strategies for dissolution or premarital planning. Knowledge is power and good planning affords better results.Specialties: Family Law Specialist, Certified by the State Bar of California
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