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Common Mistakes Made During Divorce Proceedings

Divorce proceedings can be an emotional and stressful time for all parties involved, but it’s important to understand the legal process in order to avoid common mistakes that may potentially slow down or complicate the final outcome.

The following are some of the most frequent mistakes people make during a divorce proceeding:

-Not being well-prepared. Divorce proceedings can have a number of complicated legal issues that require careful consideration by both parties, and failure to be adequately prepared may lead to costly mistakes.

-Not staying organized. Having all your legal documents in order is essential to the process, so make sure you know exactly where everything is when needed.

-Not taking the time to understand the divorce process. Educating yourself on how the proceedings work is important and can help you make better decisions throughout the process.

-Not being honest with your spouse. It’s important that both parties disclose all relevant information in order for a fair settlement to be reached.

-Not considering the long-term consequences. Many divorce proceedings are determined by short-term demands and not future considerations, so make sure to think ahead when agreeing on a settlement.

-Not consulting with an attorney. Divorce is a legal process and going it alone increases the chances of making costly mistakes. Consulting with an experienced family law attorney can help you navigate the process and ensure your rights are protected.

By being aware of these common mistakes, it can help to minimize the risks associated with a divorce settlement and make the process as smooth and stress-free as possible for all parties involved. Ultimately, this will lead to an outcome that is both equitable and fair for all parties.


Meason & Ramsey Law provides a professional experience for all our clients, helping them navigate their legal rights. Our focus is criminal law (felony and misdemeanors). We specialize in Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law, Probate Law. We are currently accepting cases in Washington, Nowata and Osage counties. Meason & Ramsey Law has family lawyers, divorce lawyers, probate lawyers, criminal defense lawyers, DUI & DWI lawyers, co-counsel lawyers, family attorneys, divorce attorneys, probate attorneys, criminal defense attorneys, DUI & DWI attorneys and co-counsel attorneys. Marty Meason and Rodney D. Ramsey, Attorneys

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Bartlesville, OK 74003


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