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3 ways to sabotage your high net worth divorce

Without a doubt, ending a marriage is an emotional time. Texas residents facing a high asset divorce may go through a myriad of emotions. They may feel out of control, long for the past or just want to keep the peace and get through it.

It may be only natural to want to avoid conflict during this time. As such, one party may try to please the other to his or her detriment. The decisions made during this time have a profound impact on the future. Simply giving in to make things easier on everyone else could leave one party in a precarious financial position.

This could also happen if one party spends time trying to maintain or obtain control of the circumstances. Each party can only control his or her actions. How each of them approaches the proceedings makes a difference in the outcome. Trying to control everything will more than likely extend the proceedings more than either party would like and could jeopardize any settlement negotiations.

Changes are going to happen regardless of whether the parties are comfortable with them. It may be a challenge, but when each person accepts that life will be different from this point forward, they may be able to focus more on the task at hand. At this point, each party can begin to look at what will be needed in order to start life again.

Coming to the realization that a high asset divorce will go forward may not be easy. Each party would benefit from focusing more on the future than the past. Being nice may help the proceedings remain amicable, but trying to please everyone could result in more of a one-sided settlement. A Texas resident may be able to avoid any regrets by talking about the situation with a family law attorney who can help determine the next moves, along with the options for achieving the best settlement possible.

Source:, "You CAN Be Happy After Divorce (If You Don't Do These 13 Things)", Karen Finn, Sept. 16, 2017

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