With 50% of marriages ending in divorce in this day and age, the divorcing process is something that affects people every day.
When a divorce in a relationship becomes relevant, it’s important to look into what legal options are available — especially for small business owners — to ensure that the process goes as planned.
One software consulting firm owner who divorced in 2003 said that when he was going through the process of divorce, he was taken away too much from his work, and felt that he wasn’t leading his business as much as he needed to.
In the end he and his ex-wife ended up reaching a settlement, and the man held on to his business. The entire process opened his eyes to just some of the time struggles and stress issues that business owners endure while going through a turbulent divorce.
Luckily, with a little bit of planning and choosing the right legal representative, the process of divorce does not need to be painful, and can actually run quite smoothly.
One thing to think about is a “no fault divorce,” which takes the burden out of placing the blame on one person, and then allows a couple to go their own ways amicably.
Additional, in Missouri, instead of going back and forth and fighting, and most likely spending a ton of money in courts, there is also collaborative divorce. Collaborative divorce is when each spouse sits down with their own attorney and other experts. They then talk through the divorce, whether it being about properties, custody cases, and so on.
There is no longer a one-size-fits-all approach to divorce. Meeting with a local law representative can help you conclude your personal decision on what is the most efficient step for you to take.
If you are interested in talking to an attorney about a collaborative divorce, you can contact us online or call us at 1-855-805-0595.