Individuals at the end of a marriage may be wondering how to avoid common mistakes. Luckily, people with previous divorce experience are willing to share some methods that have worked for them. Wyoming residents may be able to take some helpful advice from the following list of pitfalls to avoid while dissolving a marriage. 

Choosing the right representation can be daunting. While it can be tempting just to pick the first lawyer on the search engine, a person should also evaluate the attorney under consideration to ensure that the person will be a good fit for one’s needs. Also, it can be both helpful and overwhelming to find advice about one’s situation on the internet. Try not to be overwhelmed, know that every separation is unique and rely on the team members that have been vetted and carefully chosen to help. 

Going into the breakup with realistic expectations about time, cost, and details can help as well. Now is a good time to be very transparent and honest with the team. Having a clear picture of the facts of the family finances can aid a person during divorce also. 

Some have suggested that one part of a winning divorce strategy is to build a supportive team, so one person doesn’t have to face the details and stresses of a breakup alone. This team may include therapists, financial advisers and helpful friends. In Wyoming, some people also choose to hire an experienced family law attorney for guidance as they move through this trying transition. 

Source: Forbes, “Alleviate Divorce Pain By Avoiding These 7 Common Mistakes“, Michael F. Kay, Jan. 9, 2018