Your Attitude and Actions May Impact Your Divorce
Divorce can be an emotionally charged, difficult process. However, you have a choice as to how you will conduct yourself through it all. Taking the high road may be difficult at times, but ultimately it’s likely to provide you with better results.
This means that, occasionally, compromise is going to be necessary. It also means that you might need to avoid being combative, even if your former spouse is acting in an unproductive manner. This is often easier said than done, but it’s important to keep a long-term view with each step of the divorce process.
Taking the right approach
Most experienced divorce attorneys agree that individuals who are unable to control their emotions during the process actually end up doing at least some level of harm to their own interests. A refusal to accept any sort of settlement or agree to any form of compromise will likely lead to your case going to court. This not only dramatically extends the length of your divorce process, but it also increases the costs and adds more stress.
By taking the high road, you can help avoid these unnecessary difficulties, and also set a good example for your children (if you have them). It is important to show them how to conduct yourself maturely in a difficult situation, where you are not acting out of pure selfishness.
To learn more about how you should proceed before, during and after a divorce, contact a skilled La Plata, MD family law attorney at Mudd, Mudd & Fitzgerald, P.A.