At the beginning of a new year, it is quite common for people to make resolutions to be happier, healthier and more fulfilled. For many people, this means ending a broken or toxic relationship with their spouse.
Going through the process of dividing assets in a divorce can be very troubling for any person in this situation. The feeling of losing property and money to an ex can be scary and upsetting, and it is only natural for people to try and hold on to every item and dollar that they feel is rightfully theirs.
Divorce has historically been seen as adversarial -- a win or lose situation -- and in many cases litigation is necessary. However, non-adversarial methods of resolving disputes have become increasingly effective and efficient in producing results that both parties can agree upon.