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Collaborative law may be one approach to keep divorce civil

In light of the statistic that nearly half of all marriages will not last, it may be beneficial to consider how a divorce could impact one's life. Though there are many movie examples that portray a divorce as an ugly and sustained battle, the real-life process does not have to be either emotionally or financially draining. Florida residents who may be considering filing for a divorce may find that a collaborative law approach could work for them.

Assessing one's finances may help reduce property division stress

The end of a marriage is never easy. Along with the emotional upheaval, there is the added stress of worrying how a divorce may harm one's financial well-being. Florida residents who are contemplating filing for divorce may help facilitate the property division settlement by taking a thorough inventory of the marital assets.

A high asset divorce may lead some to homeownership in the future

A recent study conducted by the Center for Retirement Research seems to suggest that divorced women are more likely to be homeowners. This appears to run counter to previous research that indicated that women did not enjoy financial security after a dissolution. Regardless of whether a Florida resident later becomes a homeowner, a high asset divorce requires careful planning and consideration in order for either party to realize financial stability.

There are concrete steps that can help ease a high asset divorce

In the typical divorce, one of the most pressing issues is forcing strained resources to cover two households. However, in a high asset divorce, there isn't typically a lack of resources but, rather, no clear plan for how to arrive at an equitable settlement. Florida residents who are anticipating filing for a divorce can take steps that can ease the process.

Planning and preparation can ease property division in divorce

The exchanging of wedding vows is usually intended to last until death. Unfortunately, with a divorce rate still estimated to be around 50 percent, the odds of a couple eventually divorcing may make planning for such a possibility a prudent measure. Florida residents who are anticipating filing for divorce may make property division easier by doing as much preparation ahead of time as possible.

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