If you are in the midst of a divorce, or have recently filed a petition for dissolution, chances are that you will be required to take part in a settlement conference. For those unfamiliar with this type of meeting, it is similar to mediation, in that it is an opportunity for the parties to sit down and see if any of them can be resolved.
If you feel like you should not spend more on your divorce than you did with your wedding, you are in good company. Few people really want to spend the money it takes to go through a litigated divorce. Indeed, your emotions may lead you to believe that a divorce has to be a war, but it doesn't have to be that way. After all, if faced with the prospect of saving money so that you can begin your post divorce life financially stable, why not do so?
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You worked hard for years to ensure that you and your spouse would have enough money to get you through your retirement. Things may suddenly change if you and your spouse decide to get a divorce.