Take the High Road in a Las Vegas Divorce
Our Las Vegas divorce attorneys specialize in divorce law and have exclusively done so for two decades. So we understand that the divorce process isn’t easy for you. Divorces, by their nature, involve conflict. The process of dividing marital assets and developing a co-parenting plan is complex. Naturally emotions often run high. Because of this, your spouse may conduct themselves in an inappropriate manner. In short, no one is at their best during the divorce process.
However, you must understand that you cannot control how your spouse behaves. You couldn’t do it during your marriage and you can’t during the divorce process. So don’t stress over something that you have no control over.
It’s always best for you to take the high road. And again, we understand how difficult this can be. But keeping your emotions in check is a primary factor in getting through a divorce with as little stress as possible. Here’s how taking the high road will benefit you.
It’s Best for You and Your Future
Don’t interact directly with your spouse on divorce related conflicts. Leave the disagreements to qualified attorneys to resolve. Knowledgeable divorce attorneys have years of experience in dealing with unreasonable spouses and the divorce lawyers who represent them. Let your lawyer absorb the stress and fight your battles for you. Minimizing direct conflicts with your spouse will help you cope during the divorce process and for many years in the future. This is particularly true if you and your spouse have minor children in common.
It’s Best for Your Children
During and after your divorce, your children should be a priority. Your children are going through the divorce process as well. They need your attention and support during this time. So take the high road for the benefit of your children and minimize their exposure to the disagreements you have with their other parent.
It’s usually preferable for you and your ex to agree upon a co-parenting plan. But this is not always possible. Sometimes there are valid reasons why one parent should have primary custody. As with all other divorce issues, contested child custody matters should be resolved through your attorney.
If a parenting plan is in place and your ex isn’t adhering to it, make sure to always be a role model for your children. Don’t bad mouth their other parent in their presence. Rather, immediately contact your divorce attorney and seek the wisdom of their counsel. Sometimes child custody issues can be resolved by better communication devices or a small adjustment in your parenting plan. Other times court intervention may be necessary in order to formally modify your existing child custody arrangement. In either event, it’s better for your children not to see or be involved in the conflicts with your ex.
Contact Our Las Vegas Divorce Attorneys
Our divorce attorneys, Jennifer V. Abrams and Vincent Mayo are exclusively dedicated to divorce and related matters. Their expertise in contested divorce and child custody matters can be a distinct advantage for you. Both attorneys provide phone consultations as a courtesy. Call our office at 702-222-4021 to speak with one of them today.
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