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FAMILY LAW:  DO AND DON'T

If you are thinking about filing for DIVORCE, or a DIVORCE action has been filed against you, DO:

  1. Consult with an attorney.
  2. Prepare a current household budget (Financial Statement) including all income sources.
  3. Prepare a household budget (Financial Statement) not including your spouse's income.
  4. Prepare an inventory of your property, assets, and debts.
  5. Prepare a "wish list" of what you want in terms of child support, spousal maintenance, and marital property.
  6. Preserve any evidence that you believe will help your case.   
  7. Cooperate and communicate with your soon-to-be ex-spouse about children of the marriage, unless a court order says otherwise.
  8. Provide your attorney with accurate information about the marriage and potential witnesses.

ButDON'T:

  1. Involve the children at anytime.
  2. Hide, transfer, or affect marital property.
  3. Post anything about your soon-to-be ex-spouse.
  4. Post your new relationship(s) on social media.
  5. Destroy evidence. 

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