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Don't let these divorce mistakes cause you trouble

The divorce process is complicated and stressful, which often contributes to mistakes that you end up regretting in the future.

Fortunately, with the right approach to divorce, you can avoid mistakes that cause you trouble. Here are some of the many mistakes that have the potential to sneak up on you:

  • Neglecting to create a property division checklist: Property division is always a top priority during divorce, as you want to secure all the assets you're entitled to. A checklist can help keep you on track, while also making note of which assets are joint and separate.
  • Putting your children in a compromising position: Your children are going through the divorce process as well, so do your best to protect them. Don't put them in the middle, such as by forcing them to take your side against your soon to be ex-spouse.
  • Forgetting to plan for the future: There's so much going on in the here and now, that you may lose sight of the fact that there will be life after your divorce. Now is the time to plan for your new life, such as by creating a post-divorce budget and thinking about where you want to live.

When you avoid these divorce mistakes, among others, it's easier to feel good about the steps you're taking and where you'll end up when everything is said and done.

The key to success is understanding your legal rights and the best way to protect them. With this approach, you'll have the confidence necessary to deal with anything that comes your way.

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