How to Avoid Going to Court in a Divorce

Going through a divorce is stressful. When you add the possibility of going to court, the process may seem even more daunting. If you are trying to avoid going to court in your divorce, here are some tips that might help:

Resolve issues on your own

If your separation is amicable, you might be able to agree on the terms of the divorce with your spouse. To try this approach, make a list of the issues that must be addressed.

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Things to Consider When Hiring a Family Lawyer

Family lawyer focus on issues that may affect a family structure. Usually, they handle matters such as divorce, the division of marital property, spousal support, child custody and child support. Family lawyers may also help partners to create marriage and domestic contracts that outline the rights and responsibilities of each person in the relationship and what should happen if the relationship ends.

Family law matters are extremely sensitive,

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Make sure you understand points about a Canadian divorce

Making the decision to get a divorce is something that most people don’t take lightly. When you embark on the journey toward a new, single life, you should make sure that you know some of the finer points of divorce. There are several things to consider if you are getting a divorce in Canada.

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Reasons for divorce depend on many different factors

There are an almost endless number of reasons why people get divorced. A recent report by a sociologist suggests that one of those reasons involves men who are financially dependent on their wives. The report noted that those men are more likely to cheat on their wives than wives who are financially dependent upon their husbands.

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Divorce at retirement age requires special considerations

Going through a divorce is a difficult journey at any age. For some people, however, it means ending an unhappy chapter of life and starting a happy chapter. This seems to be the case for many Canadians who are hitting retirement age. There has been a spike in divorces for people age 55 and older. These divorces have been dubbed grey divorces.

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A marriage agreement (prenuptial) is like an insurance policy

The negative stigma surrounding marriage agreements persists in Canada, despite the very real statistics about divorce. These agreements can help to protect wealth and assets in a divorce, and they can be written around things that commonly cause couples to split up, such as infidelity. Despite how helpful this sounds, people look at them negatively because no one wants to believe a marriage is going to end.

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