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3 Tips to Help You Through the Divorce Process


While it’s true that the divorce process is as contentious or amicable as you want it to be, it’s no secret that it will be stressful. Unfortunately, most individuals who end up in a stressful, heated situation don’t need to be. Instead, they need a few helpful tips to make the divorce process as tolerable as possible.

Although it can be difficult to do so depending on your spouse’s attitude, taking ownership over your actions is key. Below, we offer three tips you can control that will diminish stress during the divorce process.

  1. Don’t Get Too Wrapped Up in the Process 

It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the divorce process. After all, your life is being split in two and you have to think about your children and other concerns before yourself. This is when it’s important to focus on life outside of the divorce and retain as much “normalcy” as possible.

Remember, divorce is a temporary process. For some, it lasts only months. This is especially true for those who are willing to work with their spouse rather than trying to “win” the case. There are no winners in divorce. As such, you should keep the process in perspective and do your best to stay out of the “battle,” so to speak.

  1. Consider Alternatives to Traditional Divorce 

Are you and your spouse amicable? Or, can you compromise on issues such as maintenance, property division, or parenting time? If so, it’s important that you consider alternatives to traditional divorce, such as mediation or collaborative divorce, before proceeding straight to litigation.

Remember, you have options regarding how you get divorced. You should explore each to see which is the best fit for you and your situation before proceeding.

  1. Rely on Your Attorney for Assistance and Support

Your Naperville divorce lawyer is there for you throughout the entire divorce process. This means that whether you need advice or are struggling with a particular issue and have a new proposal for settlement, you can contract your attorney for advice and guidance.

Always keep in mind that your lawyer is there to represent your interests in the divorce. As such, it’s important you put your trust in them and remove yourself from the process to keep your life in order and maintain a positive perspective throughout the divorce process.

Contact Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. to Discuss Your Potential Divorce

If you’ve been considering divorce but are intimidated by everything the process entails, Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. can help. We’ve represented clients in DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will County divorces for over 35 years and are glad to offer our expertise and support to you as you proceed throughout the process.

To discuss your case or get your questions answered, contact Larry for your free 30-minute consultation at 630-470-9990 or fill in our simple online form. We look forward to speaking with you and offering you peace of mind as you weigh your options regarding your potential divorce.

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Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. is a law firm concentrating solely on family law and has served clients in DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties for over 35 years.

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About Attorney Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd.

Lawrence R. Surinak Ltd. is a law firm concentrating solely on family law and has served clients in DuPage, Will, Kane, and Kendall counties for over 35 years.

We continue to work with clients in Naperville, Wheaton, Lisle, Oswego, Downers Grove, and the surrounding areas to provide one-on-one support and attention that will help you through this difficult time.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at any time. We look forward to offering our expertise and support to you throughout your case and after.