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Divorce and the art of building a strong support team

Ending a marriage is typically an emotional and challenging process, regardless of how amicable it is. Anyone in Texas who is in the throes of divorce will likely soon realize that this is not a process to tackle without support. However, choosing one's support team requires careful consideration. Knowing that the necessary team members are there to help can alleviate the stress and anxiety typically associated with divorce.

While family, friends and acquaintances are usually keen to provide advice, it is typically based on what they experienced in their own divorces. They might mean well, but what many don't realize is that no two divorces are the same, and when it comes to legal advice, it is best provided by experienced legal counsel. Loved ones can provide the much needed moral support that is also essential.

Other parties that might be assets to the support team include a divorce mediator, and some also choose to seek the help of a divorce coach or counselor. Of course, property division decisions made at this time might affect the person's post-divorce financial stability. For that reason, support with finances, real estate, mortgage and estate planning might be necessary.

Fortunately, an experienced Texas family law attorney's resources will likely include all these professionals as part of his or her support and guidance during the divorce process. A lawyer can assist with property division negotiations, child custody and parenting plan issues. Furthermore, an attorney can provide post-divorce guidance when modifications are required to child support, alimony or parenting matters.

Source: liveabout.com, "Who You Need on Your Divorce Team for Support", Cathy Meyer, Accessed on April 4, 2018

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