Couples going through a divorce often find themselves inundated with well-meaning, but not always accurate advice from people around them who are anxious to help. Here are some of the most common myths we’ve uncovered surrounding divorce with the real story on concerns such as “Will I have to go to court?”, “Who gets the house and kids?”, and “What about my common law marriage?”. Bottom line? When in doubt, always seek the advice of an experienced solicitor.
- There are a lot of myths about divorce that many people assume to be true.
- Even if a spouse has moved out of the house or their name isn’t on the mortgage, it could be considered an asset.
- Not all divorces have to go through costly litigation, some divorces are completed through mediation.
“It can often seem that the husband always gets the raw end of the deal, only being allowed to spend time with the children every other weekend and at various weeks during the summer.”