Are there good reasons to delay a divorce? Are their bad reasons? Yes – there are both! The answer lies in what is right for you as a couple and what is best for your family as a whole. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of delaying a divorce.

The pros of delaying a divorce

Delaying a divorce for financial reasons could have several benefits – you could have a better opportunity to rid yourself of debt, to sell your home in a better market, to build up your emergency fund, or to simply get your money in order. Delaying a divorce for your children may simply give your kids more time to get used to the idea – or more time for you to help them with the transition. Delaying a divorce to work on your marriage can give both of you the peace of mind that you are making the right decision.

The cons of delaying a divorce

Delaying divorce means delaying your fresh start and delaying your new life. Delaying divorce could also mean prolonging the heartache, hurt, and pain of divorce. Delaying divorce could harm your kids, who may long for an end to the conflict and limbo that comes along with divorce. Delaying divorce could prolong your financial dependence on someone else and your opportunity to make your own money.

Washington divorce lawyer

Are you unsure of how to move forward with your divorce? The next step very well may be finding a strong, experienced Seattle divorce attorney to guide you through the process fairly and quickly. Call the Law Offices of Molly B. Kenny today at 425-460-0550 to set up a confidential consultation.

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