Understanding the rules of your state is one of the most important steps to make before getting divorced. Every state in the United States has a different law regarding divorce. Divorce grounds can differ.
Although you might not be allowed to divorce in certain states, the reasons you have for divorce could be valid elsewhere. Make sure to examine the facts, the requirements for residency and how your state makes decisions on child custody and asset distribution.
You will also need take into account child support as well as the calculation of spousal maintenance. One of the best ways to get an equitable outcome is to hire a lawyer. If you can gather your own knowledge about these subjects will ensure there is no way for anyone else to pull the wool over your eyes including your own lawyer. Reading lawbooks can help.
If you can resolve all of these issues and your divorce is smooth. It is best to be single and alone within a couple of months at which point you’ll enjoy living your life to the extent you’d like.