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Salt Lake City – Ogden

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It is not wise to use attorneys as therapists during divorce

On Behalf of | Jul 30, 2018 | Divorce

Outside help is often needed when Utah residents are ending their marriages. There are many emotional, personal and financial aspects to consider during divorce that individuals may not be able to contend with on their own. However, it may be important to keep in mind that any professionals enlisted for help likely have individual roles that should not overlap.

For instance, many people utilize attorneys during their divorce cases, which can be immensely helpful. They should not, however, consider these professionals their therapists. Attorneys can provide insight on a variety of legal topics in association with a case, and while ending a marriage is an emotional journey, veering off the legal track in meetings with attorneys may not be wise.

Fortunately, parties can utilize actual therapists during the divorce process. These professionals may help concerned parties understand their emotions and how divorce can feel like a death in terms of the feelings that people typically experience. By having someone to talk to about these feelings, individuals may have a better chance of making their meetings with their attorneys more productive.

Utah residents may worry about many aspects of their divorce cases. Staying focused may seem difficult during this time, but it can be immensely useful to stay on task. Making the most out of their time with their attorneys could help interested parties create a plan of action for their cases as well as determine what they want to achieve. These details can help them prepare and hopefully reach outcomes that they find satisfactory.


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