Whenever a couple separates and is heading for divorce either one of them might feel like they are in an emotional whirlpool of stress, anger, and anxiety. They may not be able to think straight so practical matters like hiring divorce lawyers or sitting down to plan out finances may not yet have occurred to them.
Should you ever find yourself in this situation, it is important to know that there is plenty of support across several areas available such as legal, emotional, and finance. In fact, finding support is number one on our list of essential things to do if you separate, so let us look at that list in more detail.
Find Help And Support
As we said, the first thing you need to do is seek out those who can help and support you. This may include your family with regards to emotional support, and most certainly, you will want a divorce lawyer to advise you and help you through the legalities of the divorce.
Sort Out Living Arrangements
In most cases of separation, one of the parties moves out and thus needs to find a place to live, and if that’s you, then obviously this must be a high priority. One thing to consider, especially if the separation is amicable and you have children, is that you can still live in the same house with your ex but be considered separated for the purposes of divorce criteria, provided you sleep in separate bedrooms.Read More