Divorce in California, or any other state for that matter, is notorious for being difficult, expensive, and drawn-out. There are a lot of uncontrollable factors that could pile on the difficulties, but there are ways to retain some degree of control over your divorce. Today, we’re looking at one of the most beneficial options in your divorce toolset: a collaborative divorce.
Coming to the decision that you need or want a divorce is a difficult process. So is breaking the news to the ex and when appropriate, to family and friends. With your soon-to-be-ex spouse, you may not always be able to predict how he/she will react. They might deny it at first, get angry, potentially retaliate, and more.
Divorce signals a lot of major changes for individuals. Amidst this whirlwind, the idea of taking off and going somewhere else can be very appealing. Not only does this create physical distance between you and the ex, it also enables you to get ahead on a fresh start as soon as possible.
It’s not exactly a surprise to hear that divorce is a long, complicated process. After all, the process entails two people separating their lives, household, possessions, and more, often amidst feelings of heartbreak, resentment, and more. Naturally, most people want to wrap the process up as quickly and efficiently as possible.