Marital problems and breakups are never easy. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for a spouse who may have at one point been your best friend to become adversarial to the point that he or she becomes your worst enemy. During a separation or divorce, a bitter or vindictive spouse can end up doing a lot of damage. Be aware of common behaviors from your spouse that could end up costing you money and hurting your divorce case.
A marital separation can provide some important time apart for spouses in a troubled marriage and often gives them perspective on their relationship. Unfortunately, your former partner may take a hostile approach to what is happening. Psychology Today warns that fear, jealousy, and anger can cause your spouse to take actions that could cause you significant harm. These may include:
The above types of actions can cost you money and put you at a disadvantage when filing for divorce. There are also actions your spouse can take during these proceedings that could harm your case. These include:
At the Women’s Divorce and Family Law Group, we provide the trusted legal guidance and aggressive representation you need when dealing with an adversarial spouse. Rather than putting up with this behavior and suffering the ramifications that can result, get our legal team on your side. Call or contact our Chicago divorce attorneys online to schedule a consultation in our office today.
There are many factors to consider when contemplating divorce, and a pre-divorce planning session can help you begin to plan for a divorce. Please contact the professionals at the Women’s Divorce & Family Law Group by calling (312) 585-6604 or clicking here to schedule a consultation.
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