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Worst Mistakes to Make During a Carlsbad Divorce

On Behalf of | Aug 21, 2020 | Divorce

What are the worst mistakes to make during a Carlsbad divorce?  Look, we understand it’s bad enough that you’re facing the end of a marriage.  You don’t want to make any “unforced errors” during your divorce.  What are some of the most common mistakes former spouses make during their divorce?

The Failure to Develop a Strategy and Plan – Divorce isn’t something to jump into or handle carelessly.  If you think a divorce may be a possibility It is important to begin to organize information and develop a strategy to approach the process itself.  You will want to establish goals you hope to accomplish as well as principles you are not willing to compromise.  There is a lot to think about – your children, the economics of it all and you need to a strong, proven, skilled attorney to help you to organize your thoughts.

Don’t Take Your Spouse’s Word if Your Gut Tells You Otherwise – both parties by law are required to make full, transparent and accurate disclosures to one another.  Property, accounts and money are about to be divided.  Some former spouses don’t want to divide things fairly and many actually try to hide assets and accounts.  Hiding assets and accounts is actually quite common and deprives you of your fair share.  If you think your former spouse is being less than fully transparent our attorneys have the tools necessary to search for and identify hidden or non-disclosed assets and accounts.  The Court will take a very dim view of your former spouse’s attempt to conceal them.

Failing to Understand the Relationship Between Disagreement and the Cost of Your Divorce – failing to understand the relationship between the cost of your divorce and disagreement between you and your former spouse is one of the worst mistakes to make during a Carlsbad divorce.  Disputes can also unnecessarily extend the time it takes to complete a divorce while increasing your mental and emotional stress.  Ask our Certified Family Law Specialists for negotiation tactics and strategies as well as the potential benefits of mediation.

Hiring the Wrong Attorney – The choice of your divorce attorney is one of the most important elements of your divorce strategy.  The Certified Family Law Specialists at Burke & Domercq have decades of experience in our local Family Courts.  Our clients recommendations often speak of the sound advice our attorneys provide as well as the ease and comfort of working with our team.

These are a few of the worst mistakes to make during a Carlsbad divorce.  If you are starting to contemplate a divorce in Carlsbad or anywhere in North County we invite you to protect your own interests and contact us or call 760-389-3927 to schedule an appointment for a remote or socially distanced consultation with one of our experienced Certified Family Law Specialists.