Do's and Don'ts During a Divorce

Do's and Don'ts During a…

Do's and Don'ts During a Divorce

When you are involved in divorce litigation, it is important that you follow a few rules. Most counties have a local standing order that outline all of the rules to follow, but here are a few important ones that you should follow to help the process go smoothly.


  1. Be honest and transparent about your assets, finances and other relevant information.
  2. Seek the advice of a trusted attorney or therapist.
  3. Keep good records and documentation of your finances and other important information.
  4. Keep communication with your spouse civil and respectful, especially if you have children.
  5. Focus on finding solutions that are fair and in the best interests of all parties involved.


  1. Don't hide assets or engage in financial fraud.
  2. Don't make unilateral decisions without discussing them with your spouse or attorney.
  3. Don't engage in angry outbursts, abuse or harassment towards your spouse or their attorney.
  4. Don't try to negotiate or make important decisions when you are emotionally charged.
  5. Don't speak negatively about your spouse to your children, friends or in public.
  6. Don't post on social media about your case.