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Making the Decision to File for Divorce

Mar 20, 2017

Filing for divorce is absolutely never easy. Even if you have made the decision that you need to file for divorce and that it is the best thing for your future, the process is never easy. For those who may not be ready to make that decision, it can be hard to see the future. What will happen to you, the kids, and your home? What can you expect from the process itself?

 With the help of a divorce attorney, you can have a better idea of what your specific future will hold. However, if you and your soon to be spouse can come together to make a few key decisions with the help of a legal team, you may find the process a bit easier. There are key concerns you will need to take into consideration.


  • A judge will want to ensure that both parties have an equal and fair way of moving forward, based on the circumstances of the case. In many situations, this may mean selling any assets you both own. If you hope to avoid this, develop a plan for one person being able to accept the home and its responsibilities.
  • When it comes to children, you know the situation in your home best. Who will be the better spouse to meet the needs of the child? It’s important to see this clearly since it should not be about who wants the child to live with him or her, but who can provide the best environment and why.
  • Each case is unique when it comes to determining the future. Do you see yourself living far away? Do you find yourself being unable to get a job to meet your needs? Think about the complications that may arise. Plan for them before you file.

The key here is to know that you have options. If your marriage is hindering your quality of life or putting your or your loved ones at risk, it may be time to talk to an attorney about Michigan divorce.


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