Divorce means more than physically separating a family. It also means separating a family financially. Both can bring great emotional stress. You will come through the process in a better financial state, however, if you can keep your emotions from influencing your financial decisions. At the very least, you will be able to make better financial decisions in the future for yourself and your children.
The following information will make you aware of some issues that accompany the division of finances during a divorce. It is not intended as a complete guide or as a substitute for legal or financial advice.