Your mind has to rule your heart during a divorce

By |2022-04-04T17:40:02+00:0020 Oct 2017|Categories: Divorce|


Making decisions during a divorce can be fueled by a clear plan for your future but it might also be driven by emotions. Your goal in the divorce should be the former option instead of the latter. When you find out that your marriage is over, you must sit down and make a clear plan for your future. Think about everything from how you are going to get social now that you are single through how your finances are going to play out.

We understand that all of these thoughts might not be the most pleasant ones when you are in the middle of such a huge life change. This is why you need to start considering them from the start of the case. You need time to plan and think again and change the plan as needed.

Recently, we discussed some points about making decisions regarding the marital home. This might seem like the biggest decision you will make. Certainly, the home is probably your largest asset. What you might not realize is that the choices you have about your own health are just as important. The things you need to consider about your children are also crucial here.

Going through the divorce is a situation that does impact your life in every conceivable way. If the divorce wasn’t planned, you might find that you are stressed, emotional, angry and confused all at the same time. This can make a volatile combination when you are trying to make decisions about your future. We can help you evaluate your options and try to help you use your mind instead of your heart to make them.

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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