How to Handle Divorcing Someone With a Psychological Disorder

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How to Handle Divorcing Someone With a Psychological Disorder

September 14, 2016

Divorce attorneys with the Columbus, Ohio, family law firm Edward F. Whipps & Associates have advanced education and training in psychology because we have seen over and over again that psychological disorders often lie at the heart of marital problems and difficulties with raising children. One of the best first steps a man or woman who believes their marriage cannot be saved because their partner is struggling with a mental illness or a personality disorder can take is to consult with a dedicated and caring divorce lawyer. Each case presents unique challenges for the spouses, sons, daughters, and other family members involved, but doing the following things also always makes sense. 

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The Top 3 Reasons to Choose Dissolution Over Divorce

July 1, 2016

Ending a marriage in Ohio by going through the dissolution process can limit tensions and reduce expenses. To deliver those benefits, however, both partners must commit from the beginning to act respectfully, communicate honestly, and strive to build on points of agreement rather than exploit differences. When spouses observe those principles, dissolution has three distinct advantages. 

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Why Should You Think Twice about Divorce without a Lawyer?

November 11, 2014

Divorce is something that one should not face alone, especially due to the sensitive emotional nature of the process.  Often couples assume they can file for divorce without the aide of an attorney.  Those who try often face challenges they could not have foreseen including: uncertainty of the future, negotiation challenges, and unfamiliarity with the court system.  Here are a few reasons why you should think twice about divorce without an attorney. 

Uncertainty of the Future

The divorce process brings with it uncertainty.  This includes uncertainty about the financial future, what to do with the marital home, and what will happen to the children. Such questions are at the heart of the process that affects so many families.  Attorneys with a focus in divorce and family law can help guide you through these uncertain times.  Attorneys will bring the requisite knowledge and expertise to help you plan for your future, both financially and legally.  Family law attorneys will often help with estate planning and with other things you may overlook when going through a divorce.

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