Confronted by the breakdown of a marriage, one has to be quickly appraised of one’s legal rights and options before making major decisions which would impact the rest of one’s life. Questions which require due consideration include:–
** The answer to the last question is “NO” if you know the answers to the other questions! Contrary to the saying, ignorance is not bliss and as another saying goes, a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. Are you wasting precious time in blissful ignorance when you could be taking certain actions to mitigate the situation? Are you worrying about any of the above issues unnecessarily? Information is the key to peace of mind. The earlier you seek legal advice, the more time you and your counsel would have to deal with the problem. Don’t waste precious time–seek legal advice as soon as possible.