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Founded in 1997 we are experienced and knowledgeable Tampa attorneys practicing exclusively in Divorce, Family, Stepparent/Relative Adoption, Criminal Defense, and Personal Bankruptcy. We practice primarily in the cities of Tampa, Riverview, Brandon, Valrico, Lithia, Carrollwood, Northdale, North Tampa, Plant City as well as Hillsborough County, Pinellas County and Pasco County. We have offices conveniently located throughout Tampa Bay. Our lawyers have extensive experience practicing in contested and uncontested divorces, including military divorces, and family law, child support, child custody and visitation, relocation of children, alimony, domestic violence, distribution of assets and debts, retirement/pensions (military and private), enforcement and modification of final judgments, paternity actions, adoptions and name changes as well as criminal defense. We offer a free consultation to discuss your options. Please call us at 813-672-1900 or email us at info@familymaritallaw.com to schedule a consultation. Our representation of our clients reflects our dedication to them. We look forwarding to hearing from you! Se habla EspaƱol.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Amicable Divorce is Possible

Divorce is never easy, though some people seem to breeze through it more unscathed than others. There are a lot of emotions packed into the relationship and these tend to seep out during the divorce process. The result can be a messy, difficult, or even tumultuous time period that may be difficult to get through. The best option, of course, is to try to resolve the divorce as amicably as possible. This is especially important for couples who have children because they need to transition to a new type of parenting situation. There are some tips for getting through a divorce with as few problems as possible.

Resolve the Big Issues First

It may be easier and less stressful to try to tackle the biggest or most difficult issues first. Both parties may be able to maintain a cordial relationship, especially at the beginning. Once things become more involved and emotions begin to run high, the couple may have more trouble trying to sort through even the most basic decisions. The more settlement terms you can agree with together the better, because this is the basis for a more harmonious situation.

Conscious Uncoupling

One of the most popular catch-phrases of divorce in the last couple of years is conscious uncoupling, and there is certainly more to this than just a name. This movement is a method of working on divorce as a growing experience and not as a blame-game. The root of this method is to look inside yourself for reasons and answers as to the situation and to use the divorce as a reason to improve yourself. While most couples will not go as far as to try the specific method of conscious uncoupling, they can try to look at the divorce as a stepping stone or transition to a new or better place.

Seek Help for the Rough Spots

It is important to realize when a rough spot is coming as soon as possible. If you know, for example, that there will be a disagreement over the house, make sure that you let your attorney know immediately. An experienced divorce lawyer will address the difficult situation in the best possible way while protecting your rights and respecting your position. The key to an amicable divorce is not to allow disagreements to get too far. If they do they will inevitably cause a breakdown in communications and the entire process will suffer as a result.

Guidance from Your Divorce Attorney

Divorce is a legal process and can be rather complex. It is essential to make sure that the decisions you make today are the best for you and your family both now and in the future. Your lawyer is your first and best choice for guiding you through the divorce process. Meet with your attorney as soon as possible and let your lawyer know what issues are most important to you. You should also indicate which areas could be contentious so that they can be addressed preemptively. If you have decided to divorce, contact the Tampa divorce attorneys and family law lawyers at All Family Law Group, P.A. in Tampa Bay at 813-816-2232 for a consultation at no charge or email us.

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