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Divorce process does not have to be hostile in New Jersey

On Behalf of | Mar 11, 2019 | Divorce

Getting divorced can be a tumultuous time for the entire family. When the two parties getting divorced are experiencing anger, this can make the divorce process even harder to stomach. However, a few tips may make it easier for people to experience relatively peaceful marital breakups in New Jersey.

First, the two parties who have decided to get divorced may benefit from showing respect to one another. If their divorce was the result of infidelity or an alcohol addiction, for instance, this might not be the easiest thing to do. However, dragging out the divorce process at trial can lead to immense emotional, financial and physical pain. Maintaining civility can help to avoid these issues.

The two divorcing individuals may also want to identify a common goal during their divorce proceeding. This common goal may be to put their shared children first when addressing child custody and visitation. They might also aim to achieve a fair outcome both emotionally and financially for both sides. Creating a common vision can help them to remain as mutually respectful as possible.

Finally, two individuals who are getting divorced may want to consider settling out of court. For example, they can engage in negotiations or mediation when trying to figure out how to divide their property or deal with alimony. These processes are often much less stressful and costly than traditional divorce litigation. An attorney can walk a divorcing spouse through these processes, helping him or her to confidently pursue the most personally favorable outcome possible in New Jersey.