Ending a marriage is certainly challenging, as many in Utah would certainly agree. There are many issues to decide, often including child support, child custody, property division, alimony and more. In fact, divorce is one of the most demanding things that happen to many people, even in one of the mellowest states in the country.
According to a recent report, Utah is one of the lowest stressed states in the country. It was listed 47th in the list of states in a recent poll. This is in line with the numbers for the state’s capital city as well. Anxiety levels were measured by those conducting the poll using statistics for things like divorce, health and affordable housing.
Divorce can cause stress levels to rise for people who are involved in the process. The end of a marriage can lead many to feel not only emotional pain but concerns over finances and the future. All of these issues can add to the level of discomfort that people feel.
Though going through a divorce in Utah can be stressful, there are ways to limit the effects of such a situation. These include engaging in meaningful discussions with a soon-to-be ex-spouse and working to make determinations regarding all of the issues faced in the dissolution process. However, in some cases, such discussions do not end in agreements, and the parties must turn to the court for a trial. This too can cause apprehension, though an experienced family law attorney can help navigate the proceedings effectively with the goal of achieving a fair and complete settlement of all material issues.
Source: deseretnews.com, “No, Salt Lake City isn’t one of the most-stressed cities“, Herb Scribner, July 18, 2017