Which professionals should be on your divorce team?

On Behalf of | Jun 17, 2024 | Family Law

Divorce can be demanding. Nonetheless, the right professionals can guide you through the process, allowing you a more manageable experience.

So, who should be on your team?

A therapist

Divorce typically results in a wide range of emotions, including guilt, confusion, grief, anger, sadness and denial, among others, whether or not you initiated it. Experiencing these feelings while making crucial decisions that may affect your life forever can be challenging.

A therapist can provide you with the tools and skills to manage your emotions, preventing them from clouding your decisions. You and your spouse can also go through couples therapy to improve communication and solve differences effectively. Additionally, therapy after divorce can provide you with tools to cope with your new life.

A financial planner

Divorce can potentially affect your financial well-being. Thus, consider having a financial planner on your team to help you understand your current financial status and the steps to take to protect your future.

This professional can also assess your assets and guide you on how to approach negotiations during property division to get a fair outcome. Further, they can help you understand the financial implications of the divorce to your new life. For example, standard of living can you manage on a single income or spousal support?

A forensic accountant

A forensic accountant can offer you numerous services during your divorce. Firstly, they can help guarantee financial transparency by investigating the finances you and your spouse submit to identify any discrepancies. Further, they can help business owners going through divorce with cash flow calculations and valuations.

These are a few examples of professionals who should be on your divorce team. You may need more, including a certified public accountant (CPA), a real estate agent and a divorce coach. Learn more about your case to form a dependable team.