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How to Ensure an Efficient Divorce Process: Do’s and Don’ts

Thomas A. Greenwald | March 8, 2024

Far too often, couples who could have settled their divorce fairly painlessly end up wasting time and money in court trying to resolve their differences and tie up loose ends to the court’s satisfaction. Here are some do’s and don’ts for anyone seeking a more efficient divorce process that can help you avoid common sticking points:

Do

  • Have reasonable expectations for the process and its potential outcomes.
  • Hire an experienced divorce attorney and listen to their guidance.
  • Plan out a specific, detailed child custody schedule or use the standard possession order, even if you have an amicable co-parenting relationship.

Don’t

  • Assume that you’ll walk away with all of the marital assets, you’ll get sole custody of the children, the divorce will only take a couple of weeks, etc.
  • Ask your friends and family what to do during your case and listen to their advice.
  • Go to court with either a needlessly complex child possession schedule or no schedule at all, thinking that you’ll just work everything out by mutual agreement.

If you’re facing a divorce in Texas and want to make the process as efficient as possible, the experienced family law attorneys at Goranson Bain Ausley can help. Call today to set up a consultation with one of our strategic and highly skilled divorce lawyers.

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