If you feel that the two of you are likely on completely different planets and will not be able to come to an agreement on the major issues of finances, support (both child and spousal), and timesharing, then being the first to file will allow you to shape the narrative somewhat and set the tone for the divorce.
A divorce can be one of the most distressing events in a person’s life. One day you are a family and the next day you are contacting a divorce lawyer. It is not what anyone plans for when they say, “I do”. Adding to the stress of things happening in your relationship are all the […]
Divorce creates chaos. The chaos is caused by changes in residences, self-perceptions, finances, social relationships, parenting, and more. Essentially, the rule book by which you have been playing has been destroyed. When this happens, your behavior can become odd. You may find yourself reverting to the lifestyle of your single days, even though it conflicts […]