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Consider your divorce settlement carefully from the start

On Behalf of | May 11, 2018 | Divorce

Trying to make decisions about your divorce might be difficult. There are so many variables that you have to consider. While it is understandable that you might want everything to end as quickly as possible, you need to make sure that your rushing isn’t causing you to make errors in the divorce. We know that you just want to move on with your life. We are here to help you evaluate the options that you have so you can determine how they are going to impact you now and into the future.

One thing that many people believe is that they can always go back and have the divorce order modified. This simply isn’t the case. In fact, it is hard to get a modification of a divorce order. There are very few situations that would actually qualify for this.

With this is mind, you can see how important it is for you to get the settlement you need right away. This doesn’t mean that you are going to be able to keep all of the marital assets. Instead, you need to think about what each one will mean for your future.

A pointed example of this is the marital home. You might be so attached to it that you want to keep it. But, what does keeping it entail? You will need to be able to comfortably be able to pay for the mortgage, taxes, insurance, and upkeep or else the home could become a primary source of stress in your life. This isn’t a good future for you. We can help you to evaluate the ways that each option you have might impact you now and later.