Close Menu X
Platt Hopwood Russell & Cole PLLC Serving Brevard County and Florida's Space Coast Region
We are here to help. Start with a free consultation.
321-725-5638 | 800-479-3032

Consider your fresh start as your marriage ends

As you separate from your spouse and face that fact that your marriage will soon be over, you might have many regrets. Perhaps you wish you had never married your spouse. Or for as much as you love your children, you may regret having them with your soon-to-be ex.

Regardless of the mistakes in your past, try not to allow yourself to make decisions that could haunt you after the fact. Thankfully, thinking ahead about the mistakes you can avoid could enable you to reach settlement, support and custody agreements that will meet your needs for the foreseeable future.

Five financial mistakes you can avoid as you divorce

Whether due to a lack of information or desire to spite their spouse, there are some common mistakes people make as they dissolve their marriages. And although each relationship – and resultant divorce – is unique, other couples’ examples can help you transition to your single life.

In some cases, the more money you have, the more complicated matters can become. However, some of the things you may be wise to do before parting ways include:

  • Establish an individual financial plan
  • Minimize your unnecessary expenses
  • Limit fighting over your family home
  • Consider the potential tax implications of spousal support
  • Refrain from paying current bills by cashing in your investments

When emotions run high, and you focus on ending your marriage, you may find it challenging to make informed and logical decisions. However, you might agree taking the time to think about how you want to begin the next chapter of your life can be a powerful way to draw your marriage to a close.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Get Started With A Free Case Consultation

Contact us by email or call us at 321-725-5638, toll free at 800-479-3032. We will get you through this.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Email Us For A Response

175 East NASA Blvd., Suite 300
Melbourne, FL 32901

Toll Free: 800-479-3032
Phone: 321-725-5638
Fax: 321-725-4405
Melbourne Law Office Map

Review Us
Visa | Mastercard | American Express | Discover Network