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Kardos, Rickles & Hand Bucks County Divorce Attorney
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Divorce and Common Goals


When a couple is facing a divorce, it is common for there to be large issues that have been points of disagreement for months or years. Resolving one or a few of these issues is typically not likely through conversation, a divorce attorney can help.

A skilled Bucks County family attorney knows how to navigate disagreements. With a legal professional on your side, you can save time, money, and stress. After all, nobody wants to constantly disagree over the same issues over and over. A lawyer can bring an agreement to fruition, through negotiation and skill.

The Quest for Common Goals

Arguing is not pleasant and can lead to more conflicts over time. It makes sense that you will not agree with your soon-to-be-ex spouse on everything, but it can be helpful if you can both agree on one or two common goals as the process moves forward. This could be making the best interests of the kids as the top priority or allowing each person to walk away from the marriage with an individual asset they brought into the marriage, for example.

Thera are likely divorce goals that you have never even considered as well. This could be a timeframe for finalizing the divorce or a desire to save funds through a mediation process. Talking through your options with a Bucks County family attorney is a path to understanding what options are available moving forward.

With a lawyer, you can even get a better understanding of what your finances look like now and what you need to live after the marriage. When things are emotionally heightened, it can be difficult to look solely at the facts. After all, if you are seeking spousal maintenance and child support, do you know exactly how much support you need? Or what level of support is possible?

Negotiating and Communicating

A lawyer is able to negotiate and communicate for you. Then, you can focus on your personal goals and securing the life you want once your divorce is finalized. Looking forward rather than backward can be healing. Decisions you make during the divorce process are the groundwork for your future post-marriage. Be open to different options and ask questions each step of the way to be sure you are understanding the process and what is being negotiated on your behalf.

Divorce is difficult, ending a marriage is often not amicable, but you can prioritize needs to help make the process easier. Proactive steps to resolution mean you can have the healthy future you want. Managing emotions when arguing is not always possible, but taking steps to find a common goal or two can be an empowering step toward resolution.

Do you need a lawyer to help you see a common goal as you move through the divorce process? The family law attorneys at Kardos, Rickles & Hand can help. Our dedicated legal team understands the finer points of family law. There are opportunities to create the life you want. Schedule your consultation today, call 215-968-6602.

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