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Avoid These Five Divorce Mistakes with the Right Attorney

Every divorce is unique, but many couples fall into the same divorce pitfalls. With the help of a skilled lawyer, you can avoid common mistakes during the legal process. Without an attorney, you could face an unfair, irrevocable divorce settlement.

Making Decisions Based on Emotion, Not Your Best Interest

Divorce may be one of the biggest challenges you ever face, so it's natural to let your emotions cloud your ability to make reasonable decisions. That's why it is imperative to have a legal advocate by your side who can guide you through the divorce process, focusing on your best interests.

Forgetting to Acknowledge Your Kids' Needs

Divorce is never easy, especially for parents with kids. Even more importantly, divorce is hard for your children. During the divorce process, the court will determine child support and custody agreements based on the best interest of the child. Keep this in mind for a more successful divorce.

Failing to Provide the Right Financial Information

Every divorce involves finances. If you can't produce accurate information, you won't be able to negotiate a fair settlement. In order to move through the divorce process as quickly and easily as possible, make sure your attorney has all of the financial information he/she needs.

Not Understanding the Importance of Compromise

You've probably heard the saying "marriage is compromise." So is divorce. During the separation process, it is important to remember that your former spouse has needs. It may not be reasonable to expect a divorce agreement that only acknowledges your needs.

Not Taking Your Options into Consideration

Whether you realize it or not, there is more than one way to get a divorce. If you are seeking a divorce in St. Louis, speak with an attorney from The Buxner Law Firm to see which option is best for you.

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