Divorce is hard enough as it is, but living together in the middle of it can make that situation even more complicated. Our firm focuses mainly on divorce and other family law matters, so we understand this all too well. Things that used to seem so small are now extreme inconveniences.
When you are under the same roof as a partner that you are divorcing, the lines can be blurred when it comes to what belongs to whom. What exactly is off limits? Do we start labeling things in the fridge? You may want to think about doing just that. Laying out ground rules from the beginning can save you a large headache down the road.
Our office has seen just about everything when it comes to matrimonial issues, from the big things (“When can I see my kids?”) to the small things (“What happens if my wife eats the tomato sauce that I made?”).
These are just some examples of why boundaries need to be put in place while divorcing couples are still residing in the same home. Many complaints, from who used the last of the toothpaste to who is responsible for repairing the garage door, can be rectified before they even come to a head if an agreement is put into place during the pendency of your divorce.
Contact Wolf & Shore Law Group to learn more about how we can help you learn to preemptively address the day to day issues of living with your soon-to-be ex-spouse. We can draft a temporary (also known as pendente lite) agreement to better outline the do’s and don’ts of living under the same roof.