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A couple of moves may help with deciding whether to get a divorce

Going through a marital breakup can be draining both financially and mentally. However, sometimes divorce is inevitable if two spouses have irreconcilable differences. Of course, this also means that, in some cases, two spouses may be able to resolve their differences before heading to divorce court. Here are some steps to take prior to going through with the divorce process in San Antonio.

First, it is important that those who are contemplating divorce are vocal about their frustrations with their spouses. In many cases, people assume that their spouses know what issues exist in their relationships and simply are not willing to address these issues. However, sometimes the true problem is that the two parties do not see eye to eye on their relationship troubles.

Second, it is wise to assess whether physical or emotional abuse is taking place in the marriage. Heated disagreements can easily happen occasionally in a marriage. However, signs of abuse in marital unions include fights involving hurtful, nasty comments or behavior that is physically harmful. Those who are victims of domestic abuse would be wise to move forward with divorce.

Once a person decides to finally get a divorce, he or she may naturally feel overwhelmed and at a loss for how to proceed. However, an attorney in San Antonio can help with filing a divorce petition and navigating various aspects of the divorce process, such as property division and child custody. The attorney’s main goal is to ensure that the client’s best interests and rights are upheld during all stages of the divorce proceeding.