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Leaving a controlling spouse isn't always easy

Going through a divorce isn't on the top of anyone's list of fun things to do, but for some people, it is the only way to get free from a controlling partner. When you are going through a divorce from someone who is controlling, you might not be sure how to handle things on your own. Being held down by your partner for a long time is a difficult hurdle to overcome.

Protect your interests if you are divorcing a drug addict

When you married your spouse, you probably never imagined that you would have to think about divorce because of a drug addiction. For people who are married to addicts, there comes a point where the love that they once had becomes more of a feeling of pity. This coupled with the frustration of the addict pulling you down can be more than you can handle. Plus, if you have children, you need to think about them when you are trying to decide what to do.

Forensic accountants play an important role in high asset divorce

When you have considerable assets, it might be difficult to keep an eye on all of them. Unfortunately, this might set you up for things to go amiss when you are in the midst of a divorce. One way that you can protect yourself is to hire a forensic accountant to help you sift through everything related to the assets to ensure that everything disclosed in the divorce is accurate and complete.

Plan on addressing each issue in your divorce

When a divorce enters the picture, you know that you are going to have to make plans for moving on with your life. Many people who end up filing for a divorce know ahead of time that the marriage is past the point of repair. If this is your case, you should start thinking about what you will need to do now that can make your life easier when you do split up with your spouse.

Understand the divorce process and how you can protect yourself

You might have been able to lean on your spouse for support while you were married. This is going to change now that you are going through the divorce. You will have to watch out for your own interests. Make sure that you take the time to protect yourself at every step of the divorce.

Do-it-yourself divorces are often risky endeavors

The do-it-yourself divorce might seem like a good idea until you realize how intensive the paperwork is for this process in California. The process is cumbersome enough when you don't have children or assets to consider, but when those are present, it becomes much more complicated.

Divorce cases must be handled in a personalized manner

We've recently discussed several points that come into the picture during divorce cases. One thing that is certain is that all divorce cases are individual matters that have unique circumstances. This is why you can't count on what happened in someone else's divorce to happen in your divorce.

Prioritize the points to cover in your divorce

The decisions that you make when you are going through a divorce can haunt you or help you for many years to come. You will have to think about everything from which pieces of furniture you want to fight to keep to what is going to happen with the children. All of this can take a toll on you.

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