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Don't compare your divorce to anyone else's

It's often said that misery loves company, and this might explain why someone who is going through a divorce will often try to find others who have gone through the same circumstances. While finding a support system that can understand what you're going through is important, this can also lead to an urge to compare your situation to another. But, that can cause you more stress because every divorce is unique.

Important points about leaving an abusive marriage

Living in an abusive marriage is a horrible situation for anyone. Unfortunately, people go through it all the time. Getting to a safe place is a priority because your safety is in jeopardy. It can be a challenge to walk away from an abusive marriage, not only because you need to plan for the future, but also because it can be dangerous.

Do you know when assets are considered commingled?

If you plan to retain an attorney to file for divorce, prepare to discuss finances when you meet. Your legal counsel will likely ask you whether there's been any commingling of funds. This concept refers to a process whereby separate assets that you alone owned before or during your marriage get combined with your spouse's. Assets move from being separately owned to part of the marital property when this happens.

Plan carefully if you're divorcing a narcissist

Walking away from a marriage can be challenging because you might face some pushback from the other party. This is common when they don't want the divorce to happen, but there are instances in which your ex might wage a battle because they are a narcissist who feels they are losing control over you and the situation. This can be

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    Charles earned his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1974

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    Patrick T. Schmidt

    Patrick earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Kentucky in 1989.

    He earned his J.D. from the University of Kentucky in 1992.

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    Thomas graduated from the University of Louisville Business School with a B.A. in 1973

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    Sandra F. Keene

    Sandra earned her Bachelor of Health Science degree, with Honors, from the University of Louisville in 1982.

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    Elizabeth M. Jenkins

    Colgate University, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1983

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    Ed graduated from Indiana University in 1967 with a degree in history.

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    Terry earned a B.S. in Social Science from Campbellsville College in 1966.

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    John A. Wilmes

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