‘Til death do us part may no longer be a promise you and your spouse are prepared to keep due to finances, infidelity, or a change in mutual goals. If you and your partner want to file for an uncontested divorce Tampa, there are still a few important things to remember as you’re moving forward. Read on for some vital things to be aware of before and during your legal separation.
Both parties need to have copies of financial records including tax returns, bank accounts, mortgages, and insurance statements. Make sure you have your passports, social security cards, birth and marriage certificates in easily accessible places. Separating assets may be a much less traumatic situation should you have everything in place for the logistics, especially if you begin this process before filing for divorce.
Have a Support System
Even in the most amicable of separations, divorce is a drastic change in your life. Working with a mental health professional who you trust, along with maintaining relationships with friends and family may help keep stability in the midst of the upheaval. You will have a lot of work in moving house and combating loneliness, and a strong support system can bring more peace.
Make Big Decisions
Someone will have to move. Someone will get the better car, the other the old car. Someone will have primary custody of the children, someone will have primary custody of the pets. Someone may have to pay alimony. These decisions will likely need a mediator even in the best of relationships to help you and your partner think clearly.
Divorces are often big, complicated, and emotional even in the most amicable of situations. In order to make all of the necessary arrangements, it is important to be surrounded by wise counsel, both for the logistical needs and the emotional capabilities.