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Tips For Avoiding Anxiety and Conflict During Your Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally charged process. Even the most harmless or inconsequential of circumstances can spiral out of control on a moment’s notice. These 10 tips can help you maintain your peace of mind and avoid escalating conflict with your spouse during the divorce process.

1. Walk away before emotions flare.

2. Remember that anything that you put in writing via email or text to your spouse could be used against you in Court, communicate assuming the judge will see you hear your communications.

3. Do not use your child as a messenger to relay information to your spouse.

4. Use your lawyers as buffers.

5. Believe what your lawyer tells you.

6. Be honest with your lawyer.

7. Do not withhold information from your lawyer (big and small).

8. Do not fall for threats and posturing.

9. Do not negotiate or settle on your own.

10. Get a private email address to secure information set to and from your lawyer.

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