Generally speaking, there really are only two roads to take during divorce: the high road and the low road. The high road consist of communicating with your ex, hiring a mediator, and trying to hash out the details of a final divorce settlement. The whole goal of taking the high road is to negotiate a full and final settlement outside of court.
With regard to the high road, we strongly recommend that you choose it if doing so is possible. Taking the high road will shorten the length of the divorce process, it will ensure that your transition from living in a married home to living in a single home will flow smooth, and it will save you thousands of dollars on attorney fees.
Unfortunately for a lot of divorcing couples, the high road is not possible. The impossibility is often caused by a break down in communication between the spouses, strong negative feelings like vindictiveness, and/or a lack of … Read the rest