There is a lot at stake when you are going through a family law case; at times something we might not normally consider can make a large difference to your situation. Here are 5 quick tips of small things that can help you and your case.
- Your attorney can't help you with what they don't know about. By being honest with your attorney you're helping yourself by allowing the attorney to most effectively represent you.
- Keep track of documents you receive in the course of your case and a keep track of important dates, like hearings and meetings.
- The whole process can be intimidating and overwhelming but just remember to try and take some time to relax and try to not stress about the situation every once in a while. Obsessing over all the bad things can only lead to a more difficult time.
- Remember that your actions have a consequence. It doesn't matter that they are a no good cheater, it is never a good idea to smash their windows or light their car on fire.
- Keep in mind what is important. You may not like your child's mother or father, but it doesn't always mean that they are a bad parent. It may not be something we like, but it could be that the other parent is just as important to the child as you are and is best that they see them and that the two of you treat each other in a respectful manner. By keeping what's best for your family in mind, it can lead to alternative solutions, like mediation and a settlement agreement, which could be easiest on all parties involved both emotionally and financially.