Every married couple in New York has disagreements and fights from time to time. It is human nature to have these types of fights, but eventually after these types of fights the couple is able to reconcile and move forward. For many different reasons though sometimes couples do not reconcile and eventually the marriage ends in divorce. How the divorce proceeds though really depends on the couple and the unique circumstances of their marriage.
Many more marriages in New York are now ending in divorce. There are many different reasons for this trend, but it does not matter why, if a couple decides to divorce they still must resolve all the same issues. These include child custody and child support determinations if they have minor children, potentially spousal support and every couple must divide their marital assets. How they resolve these determinations, depends on the couple though.
When people in New York are married, they often times make compromises in order to make the marriage work. Many times they may not be happy to do so, but ultimately they do it. When a couple is going through a divorce they may no longer have any incentive to compromise or reach agreements with their spouse. However, if they do not reach agreements, the alternative is that a judge will make the decisions for them. Some divorces do end with a trial, but many couples want to avoid litigation if possible.
People in New York have many stressful moments throughout their marriages. These stressful situations can lead to fights and disagreements, which sometimes become too much to overcome. These situations may lead to divorces, which generally are just as stressful if not more stressful than the situations that arose during the marriage. Not surprisingly divorce can also lead to many more disagreements and fights as well.
Many couples will be dealing with difficult issues in a divorce, including child custody determinations, child support, alimony and dividing the couples' assets and debts. During the marriage, all of these issues were shared, but during the divorce process, people quickly realize that dividing one life into two separate lives is not always an easy task.
Over time couples in New York tend to acquire more and more assets. These assets could just be various household goods, tools and other stuff that ends up in storage in garages and basements. Couples also acquire and grow more valuable assets, such as bank accounts, retirement accounts, investment accounts, collectibles and other valuable monetary assets. The more assets a couple acquires during the marriage, the more it can make dividing these assets more difficult if they divorce.
Our readers may know from previous posts here that divorce mediation may be a useful tool for many couples who are going through a divorce. There are many decisions that need to be made about their children, finances and other issues. Since, in most divorce cases, things are not going smoothly for the couple to begin with, addressing these issues can be difficult. But, a mediator may be able to help a couple reach agreements even in very contentious situations.
Usually there are a number of problems that arise before a couple actually decides to divorce and, once they do, in many situations there can be a lot of animosity between them. Even in these cases, the couples may still be able to reach agreements, but they may need the assistance of a third-party neutral mediator to assist them in a divorce mediation. This is an option for many couples, but there are certain situations when divorce mediation is not a good option.
Some people in New York really like to keep their information private. People make sure that others do not have access to emails, text messages, bank accounts, credit cards and many other aspects of their lives, and usually do not like other people to know their exact financial situation or know about the problems they are having with a spouse or their children. However, in certain situations, these issues could become public knowledge.
Sometimes, couples in New York are not able to work through arguments or a series of arguments and no longer want to continue the marriage. In these situations, the couple may end up in divorce proceedings.