The end of your marriage doesn’t have to be contentious

On Behalf of | Aug 2, 2018 | Divorce, Firm News

Ending a marriage is a tough decision to make, especially if the marriage isn’t a complete disaster. There are times when both spouses might agree that divorce is for the best. In these cases, there might be a chance that they can work together to come to the terms of the divorce.

We know that divorce doesn’t have to be a contentious undertaking. It can be a very low-key and cooperative process. Even if this is the way it seems to be going in your case, it is best to remember that there is always a chance that the matter will have to go before the court in a trial. This might help you ensure that you are doing what you need to do in order to protect your interests.

There are some matters that might be more difficult than others. One issue that isn’t present in all divorces but can cause some big problems is a family business. It can be difficult to decide what is going to happen to the business, especially if both spouses both have put time into building it. Here are some questions to think about in this case:

  • Will one person buy the other out or will the business be sold?
  • Will both people keep working at the business if it is kept as a shared venture?
  • How will decisions be made in a shared business arrangement?

Oftentimes, there aren’t any really easy answers to these conundrums. Instead, you and your ex might have to consider some creative solutions to rectify the issues and move forward with the legal end of the marriage. We are here to help you explore what options might be possible.