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Getting a divorce quickly may be wise if marriage is toxic

| Jun 22, 2016 | High Asset Divorce |

Ending a marriage in Illinois can seem scary, especially for those who have been married for long periods of time. However, getting a divorce is a wise move for those who simply cannot make their marriage work. Divorce is especially important in a couple of situations.

First, getting divorced is essential for those whose health is suffering as a result of their unfulfilling marriages. Stress prevents people from being at their best physical forms. Sometimes people think they can tolerate a bad marriage for another year or two, but their bodies may physically not be up for the challenge.

Getting a divorce right away is also paramount for those who are depressed. While going through the divorce process, it may be helpful to see a therapist to find out the root cause of one’s depression. Having an objective outlook for talking about one’s feelings may actually make navigating the divorce process a little easier.

Divorce is additionally a wise move for two people in Illinois who know that marital dissolution would be an amicable process for them. Just because two people are getting divorced does not mean the process automatically has to be a huge, drug-out battle over how their marital assets will be divided and how their shared property will be distributed. If the two individuals can see eye to eye during divorce negotiation or mediation, for example, they may be able to achieve a mutually satisfactory settlement with appropriate legal guidance. In this way, both parties can more quickly move forward with their individual lives.

Source: The Huffington Post, “7 Reasons You Can’t Afford NOT To Get Divorced“, Jason Levoy, June 20, 2016

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