After the property division and divorce decree, a celebration?

The process of going through a divorce is rarely a happy one. Spouses must endure the process of resolving property division and other settlement arrangements while awaiting that final decree that signals the end of a chapter. Florida residents who have gone through the process may be unsure how to move forward with their lives.

One trend that is starting to gain in popularity is the divorce party. This is a celebration that many people are electing to throw in an effort to mark the beginning of a positive change in their lives. These parties may entail any manner of themes and can be as elaborate or low-key as the celebrant chooses. There are some suggestions that may be helpful to keep in mind.

When a couple divorces, it usually has a lasting impact on many relationships with family members and friends. When one decides to hold a party to mark the start of a new life, it may be uncomfortable for friends who wish to maintain relationships with both former spouses. Likewise, family members may choose not to attend in order to protect the feelings of the other spouse. If children are involved, parents may wish to describe the gathering as a way of moving forward in a positive manner instead of speaking ill of the former partner.

No matter whether one chooses to officially celebrate a divorce, it may be best to wait a few weeks after the decree in order to adjust emotionally and mentally to this major life change. A divorce usually marks the end of an unhappy period while affording spouses an opportunity to start again. Florida residents who are preparing to file for a divorce may benefit from seeking the advice of an experienced attorney who can offer guidance concerning the best property division arrangements that will provide the most secure financial footing for the future.

Source: HuffPost, “Divorce Parties: Inside The Trend That Makes Ending A Marriage Look Fun“, Sabrina Rojas Weiss, Accessed on May 6, 2018

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