DEBUNKING TEN UNTRUTHS OF DIVORCE: WHAT YOU THINK YOU KNOW MIGHT HURT YOU

Myth #1: Do not move out of the marital home until the divorce is final.

Myth #2: A consultation with an attorney means hiring a lawyer.

Myth #3: Courts favor the mother; therefore, men require a special men's rights attorney to protect their interests.

Myth #4: Identifying and valuing assets is the easy part of the case.

Myth #5: Every family law case has a winner and a loser.

Myth #6: Courts divide marital property down the middle.

Myth 7#: A well-crafted prenuptial agreement is ironclad.

Myth #8: Mediators are a substitute for legal counsel or "Why do I need a lawyer, I have a mediator."

Myth #9: Attorneys increase the conflict; therefore, representing oneself is cost effective.

Myth #10: Love fades but divorce is final.