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3 challenges you’ll face in a California divorce

On Behalf of | Oct 17, 2022 | Divorce

The divorce process can be one of the most challenging experiences you’ll ever face.

Although divorce cases have increased over the last couple of years, it doesn’t mean it’s easy to deal with. Depending on your case, you may face challenging financial and legal issues, difficult questions, and contentious disputes that can impact the rest of your life.

If you’re preparing to get divorced, here are some challenges you’ll face:

Emotional turmoil

You were in love and had hopes and dreams about building a life with your spouse. But now, that dream has turned into a terrible nightmare. Unfortunately, this is normal for most divorcing couples, and you should expect a period when you’ll have difficulties managing your emotions and even mourn your marriage.

Child custody matters

Divorce is never easy, regardless of how long you’ve been married. However, it can be more challenging if there are children involved. In this case, you won’t have to just deal with emotional issues but also think about your kids’ well-being. Depending on the circumstances, you may work together with your soon-to-be ex to ensure that the divorce doesn’t negatively impact your children’s lives, but in other cases, you may have to file for custody. The bottom line is your kids should get the love and care they need.

Stressful negotiations

You’ll have to face your spouse and negotiate on who gets what, how children’s upkeep will be divided, and whether either of you will receive alimony. Regardless of the type of relationship, these negotiations can be stressful.

It’s crucial that you remain focused and prepared for the above challenges. If you feel intimidated by them, consider seeking legal guidance.