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The potentially devastating economic consequences of litigated divorce

Thursday, August 23, 2018 @ 10:29 AM | By Steven Benmor

When it comes to separation and divorce, the traditional view has been that divorce court will resolve the dispute fairly, speedily and economically. However, the spouses’ emotions are so highly charged at the time of the retainer that hasty decisions are sometimes made with respect to what method to use to resolve the legal issues stemming from divorce.

As a result, many spouses who choose litigation over other options later discover that the consequence of this decision is the expenditure of tens of thousands of dollars...