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What are important tips to get through a divorce?

Kansas couples who find themselves going through a divorce can face many difficulty decisions. For some, property division is the most pressing issue. For others, issues dealing with their children, such as child custody, child support and visitation plans can be the most important factors in the divorce. And, throughout the whole process, the soon-to-be ex-spouses will likely be reaching out to others to find out what the best strategy is for moving forward. So, what are some important tips for couples to remember when going through a divorce in Kansas?

Well, for starters, perhaps, the most important tip is to keep a level-head. The decisions that are made in the course of a divorce can, and likely will, have a lifelong impact. It is important to be reasonable with demands that are made and put aside emotions, whenever possible.

Next, when it comes to property division, it is important to be fully truthful and forthright about all assets that are owned. Any attempt to hide assets or any failure to disclose certain assets could be spun as financial deception by the other spouse -- and that could throw an entire divorce decree into question.

Lastly, for those who are going through a divorce with children involved, it is important to think about the impact that the divorce will have on those children. Their lives too will be impacted by a couples' decision to get a divorce. It can be important to make sure that the children are made a priority throughout the process.

Source: FindLaw.com, "The Divorce Process: Do's and Don'ts," accessed on Feb. 26, 2017

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