Not sure as to whether or not you should file for divorce?

Not sure whether or not its the right time to file a divorce? Even if you are sure that there is no way to save your marriage, there are some things you should do before filing for divorce that are smart and will help you in the long run.  Over the next couple of days, we will give you some pointers that will hopefully help you out.

So, Pointer Number 1:  Everyone makes some common mistakes.  An attorney will be able to give you a reasonable idea of what it will cost to divorce so you can be prepared financially to handle it.  In reality, a lot of the cost of divorce is determined by the actions of the parties involved, not the attorney.  If you fight over everything, the ultimate costs incurred will increase up from any initial estimate.)  

Also, an attorney can advise you on actions you should and should not take before filing that may affect the outcome of your divorce.  For instance, whether or not to leave the marital home.  Finally, an attorney can give you an idea of what to expect after you file and during the divorce.  The unknown is a lot scarier than if you know what to expect.