When it comes to divorce, some New York residents may feel as if the proceedings will be fraught with conflict and stress. The mindset of an individual could greatly affect how smoothly the proceedings move forward, even if another party is being confrontational. Though no one should be a push-over during the divorce process, refraining from arguing on every point may be wise.
When it comes to divorce negotiations, many parties choose to address the matierial issues outside of court. As a result, parties may discuss the terms on their own or they may wish to bring in attorneys in order to assist with the process. If an individual is likely to challenge the terms simply to make the process more difficult, having outside help may be prudent.
Even though attorneys may be utilized, parties still have the final say in whether they would like to agree to the terms. If both individuals are attempting to be unreasonable, the process may be difficult to work through and could potentially end up in court. If a goal is to avoid litigation, one party may wish to determine which aspects are truly important and which aspects he or she would feel comfortable conceding.
Moving through the divorce process when one or both parties are confrontational may cause the case to become drawn out and stressful. If one party is willing to move forward in an amicable manner but does not wish to be taken advantage of, information on New York divorce proceedings may be helpful. Assistance from an experienced family law attorney may allow a party to better understand which aspects are worth fighting for and which may not be worth the effort.
Source: The Huffington Post, "3 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Divorce", Jason Levoy, Sept. 29, 2015