Is it your name?

Your wife has the choice to retain your last name or revert to her maiden name throughout the divorce process. Your children’s teachers and adult mentors should be notified if there is a change of names for your spouse and/or your children’s names.

From: chris.pirillo.com

Aggressive and stubborn

Acting aggressive and stubborn while going through a divorce will make the judge or mediators think you are not a reasonable person.

From: divorceguide.com

Leave her friends and family out of your fights

Leave her friends and family out of your fights – and ask her to leave yours out of hers. If necessary, use a mediator or a therapist to help the two of you process the ending of the marriage.

From: chris.pirillo.com

Civility will save you

If you keep things civil when going through a divorce is will cost you less money. Each thing you two can’t do on your own is going to cost you money using a lawyer.

From: greatdivorceadvice.com

Preparing your family for divorce

When planning for divorce, notify family and hold age-appropriate conversations with your children as soon as you have both made a decision to end the relationship.

From: chris.pirillo.com

Affairs and divorce

Although an affair may be to blame for a divorce, it is often the inability to trust your spouse afterwards that is the underlying reason.

From: mensdivorcehq.com

Communication limits with the ex

Don’t engage in unnecessary emotional banter with your soon-to-be ex-partner. These fights are almost never worth having on the way out the door of the relationship.

From: chris.pirillo.com

Taking sides in a divorce

When someone in your family is going through a divorce, always side with the blood relative.

From: menshealth.com

Protecting yourself when divorcing

When going through a divorce, immediately close all joint bank and credit accounts and open new ones in your name alone.

From: divorceguide.com

Dating sites do not indicate failure

Resorting to online-dating sites like Match.com or eHarmony.com does not indicate failure on your part.  These sites are a great way to meet like-minded women with equally busy lifestyles.

From: omniswami.com

20% of men want divorce

Less than 20% of separations are initiated by men, with about 20% being mutual. The rest of the time, divorces are initiated by the wife, and many men we speak to have no idea their relationship is in trouble until it is too late.

From: menz.org.nz

Don’t sign those papers

Many men, in a misguided attempt to stop the divorce have signed documents which their lawyers later found impossible to break. Men have, in the first day, even hours of despair, signed away all their property, their children, their rights.

From: menz.org.nz

Record keeping when going through a divorce

When going though a divorce become committed to recording facts, figures and events. If you call to speak to your kids – log it.

Record the date, the time, the duration and the basic theme of the conversation. Record any thoughts and observations that you had after the call.

From: associatedcontent.com

Divorce and child custody

The moment that you know that you are getting a divorce, you need to start thinking about your kids. It will likely be an uphill battle for you when it comes to child custody.

Be sure to know what you want from the beginning and stick to your guns throughout the divorce.

From: mensdivorcehq.com

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