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DWELLING TOGETHER IN HIS PRESENCE

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In This article, we’ll be treating dwelling together in his presence as married couples.

What is God’s presence?

It means God is in a particular person, situation or circumstance. If you look at Israel in the wilderness, when they left Egypt and we’re going to Canaan in different ways, God manifested His presence to His people. For example, as they went on the journey in the night, God came like a pillar of fire and in the day He came like a pillar of cloud.

Psalm 16:11:

“Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.”

His presence was with them. God also manifested His presence to them in providing food for them. He gave them manna and quails to eat. God’s presence was also with them when He helped them to defeat their enemies like the Amalekites.

The presence of God was also with Israel because He was very patient with them for those forty years. They provoked Him ten times before He finally reacted. When God was annoyed with them, He showed His presence in a very terrible way. At a particular time He sent serpents to bite His people! So God’s presence is His presence in a particular person, situation, or circumstance and it can come in different ways. For us as married people, the presence of God is not optional. There is no alternative to God’s presence because if a man leaves the presence of God, he enters the presence of the devil.

We know from the Bible that God works through families. God said it is not good for man to be alone. Without even praying, Adam got a wife because God knew that together with Eve, he would be a better person. Throughout the Bible, in many cases, people that God used were married people. We have Abraham and Sarah, Priscilla and Aquila, David and his wives. Even Isaiah had a wife and she too was a prophetess. Only a few people were not married, like Paul the apostle. It is a blessing to be married.

For Moses, the presence of God was very important Exodus 33 verses 2, 15, 16, and 14. The same thing went for Paul. Paul said he preferred to die and to be with God. – 2 Cor. 5:8. David said in Psalm 84:10:

“For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. “

As married people, I want to point out a few things about the presence of God that we must know. Firstly, as a married person, it is possible to dwell with your spouse and not enjoy the presence of God. There is an example in the Bible of Ahab and Jezebel. Ahab was a king in Israel but he was a very wicked man. His wife was even more terrible. You will find their story in 1 Kings 16:31 and 1 Kings 18:18.

Secondly, you can enjoy His presence as a married couple at the beginning but at the end it is possible for you to be cast away from His presence. You will find a good example in Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5:1-10. They were part of the early Church but some time later, they left the presence of God. The Bible says that by their fruits you shall know them. How did we know that they left the presence of God? It was because they wanted to lie to the Holy Spirit. They sold their land and wanted to hide part of the money and bring part of it. It is like making a pledge with your spouse and failing to fulfill it.

Thirdly, as a married man or woman, it is possible for one partner to stay away from God’s presence for some time. When this happens, something terrible may occur. There is a good story about Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar that will show you this in Gen. 16:1-5. Sarah told Abraham to go into her maid and they had a child called Ishmael. Up till today, the descendants of Ishmael and the descendants of Abraham through Isaac are not friends. They are killing one another. Every day when you open the newspaper, you will find the story about the fight between the Jews and the Arabs. This started all because one woman was not staying in God’s presence.

The wife of Job told him in Job 2:9 to curse God and die. Thank God, Job did not curse God. When a partner is not in the presence of God, the damage that can be done may be terrible.

Fourthly, I must dwell in the presence of God together with my spouse. Our lives are joined together. The Bible says the man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife and the two shall become one flesh. Our destinies are together. We sink or swim together and we shall not sink in Jesus’ Name.

The fifth point is that there must never be a situation where one partner is enjoying the presence of God and the other partner is not enjoying the presence of God. What God has joined together let no man put asunder. Proverbs 27:17:

“Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.”

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 :

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.

Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?

And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.”

  1. What does it mean to dwell in His presence?

It means to stay permanently and not as a visitor. The visitor comes and goes but the dweller stays inside the house. To dwell means to continue doing something. As a couple, it means we are together with God at the same time, maybe not in the same place but together at the same time in the spirit. You will find what it means to dwell together in His presence in John 15:4-7, Isaiah 48, and 2 John 8:31-32

  1. What happens in His presence?

Isaiah 6:1-8:

“In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings, with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.

And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke. Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because

I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts. Then flew one of the seraphims unto me, having a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with the tongs from off the altar:

And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged. Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.’

From the above passage, we can deduce six things that happens in His presence.

(a) Is 6:1 – When you are in the presence of God, you will see Him: When you see Him, it will help your marriage. It will help you and your partner to stay together because when you see God, you will fear Him. Many people do not fear God because they do not see Him. It is not possible to see Him physically, but you will see Him in the spirit as you read the word of God, and as you pray. Psalm 4:4:

“Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah.”

As a couple, you will see God as the anchor for your marriage, and that will help you a lot. When the cat is not at home, the mouse will play. When young children hear their father coming and they are One misbehaving, they will go and hide quickly because if daddy catches them there will be trouble. When there was no judge in Israel, people behaved anyhow. When you see a wife or husband misbehaving means that they have not seen God. When they see Him they will sit up

(b) Is. 6:5 – You will see yourself: You will yourself as God sees you and that will help you a lot. Many of us see ourselves through our own eyes. When God sees you and He allows you to see yourself as He sees you, you will be embarrassed. You will see your nakedness. You will see your shortcomings and it will help you to accommodate the weakness of your spouse. He will help you to see yourself in such a way that you can work on your own weaknesses with His help.

(c) You will see the world, as God wants you to see it: You will see the kind of environment you are living as a Christian couple. You are living in the world but you are not of the world and when you are in God’s presence, He allows you to see what this world is like. The ideas of this world about marriage are not good at all because they are upside down. In some countries in Europe, a man is allowed to marry a man. In Holland, a woman can marry a woman. In England, they are debating whether they should allow homosexuals to be Pastors. In some other places, it is possible to bring a woman into your house, have children for you but she will not bear your name: In the presence of God, you will see the world’s systems. The Bible says that if a man loves the world he is an enemy of God. I will not be an enemy to God in Jesus’ Name.

  1. d) Isa. 6:5-7 – In the presence of God you will find divine help particularly in the use of the tongue: The Bible says life and death is in the power of the tongue and those who love it will eat the fruit thereof. You will also find passages about the tongue in James 1:26 and James 3:2-12. If you want to stay in His presence, and I am talking to sisters particularly, please watch your mouths. If you want to stay with your husbands together in God’s presence, you must watch your mouths.

Proverbs 21:19:

“It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.”

Proverbs 25:24:

“It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house.”

Once your mouth is set in order, there will be peace in the house. How can you cut your husband into pieces with your mouth and lift up holy hands to sing to the Lord? God will not answer you.

(e) The Bible says the earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof.: As a married person, God has sent you to the whole world. When you are married, your efficiency is multiplied. One shall chase a thousand and two shall chase ten thousand (Deut. 32:30.)

(f) Isaiah 6:1 – When I am in His presence, I will see His glory: You will see the glory of God like Moses saw the glory of God in Exodus 34:29-34. When you see the glory of God in your marriage, it will be different from any other marriage. There will be beauty in your marriage that others will like to have.

  1. Why must we dwell in His presence?

(a) For fellowship (Mk 3:14): God wants fellowship. When Jesus appointed the disciples, the first thing He wanted was for them to be with Him. God wants husbands and wives to be together with Him.

(b)For us to know Him more: Even Paul said he did not know Him, as he should. You do not know somebody unless you stay with him. Hosea 4:6 says God’s people perish for lack of knowledge. When you know God in your marriage, it will help you. If you do not know

Him, there will be trouble.

(c) For the love of God to be perfected in our lives: The more we dwell in God’s presence, the more we love Him and the more our love grows for Him. When you stay with Him, you will see His beauty. You will see His compassion and His mercy. The Bible says He has not rewarded us as we deserve(1 John 4:12 and 16).

(d) It is a command: Jesus commands it in John 15:4 7 and we must obey this command. (Heb. 10:25, Col 3:16)

4.How can we dwell in His presence?

 (a) Through praise and worship: I will enter His gates with thanksgiving. I will enter His court with praise (Ps. 100:2 & 4; John 4:24.) Jesus said the Father is looking for worshippers in spirit and in truth. When you want to invite Jesus into any meeting, the first thing you must do is to praise and worship Him. In His presence there is fullness of joy.

(b)We must come with clean hands and pure hearts. Psalm 15:1-2:

“LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in thy holy hill? He that walketh uprightly, and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart.”

If there is any misunderstanding between you and your spouse, you must settle it before you come to God(Ps 24:3-4, Ps. 140:13.).

(c) You must come with a humble spirit and a contrite heart. Isaiah 5715:

“For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.”

When we are coming into God’s presence, we must also come with faith (Heb. 4:16, Heb 11:1 & 6.)

(d) You must study the word (Col. 3:16; 2 Tim. 2:15). Many men are higher than their wives are spiritual. There is a danger if your wife is not on the same spiritual level with you. God forbid, but the day you fall, you will fall very badly. However, when you are at the same level with your wife or she is slightly lower than you, when Satan wants to attack you or make nonsense of your ministry, your wife is able to stabilize you.

 

  1. The blessings of His presence

(a)Fullness of Joy Ps. 16:11.

(b)Pleasures for evermore – Ps. 16:11

(c) Glory and Honour 1 Chron. 16:27

(d) Strength and gladness –1 Chr. 16:27; Ps. 22:1.

(e) Protection and Security – Ps. 91:1; Rom. 8:31; Col 3:3

(f) Rest of mind, rest of body, rest of spirit Ex. 33:14

(g) Courage in the battles of life – Deut. 20:1

 

(h) Assurance to the end Mt.28:2

(i) Assurance from the Lord.

He says where two or three are gathered in His Name He

is there in their midst. A husband and wife is the smallest church as they live together in the Name of the Lord. God is there with them and He will never leave us in Jesus’ Name.

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How To Stop Dating A Married Man

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This generation of ours has made every negative thing a norm and tends to forget the absurdness of it. For example, The negativity around depression has failed to be seen as people find solace in it, speeding toxicity, another example can be seen in prostitution, where this is seen as a “Career” or a source of income. The world has failed to see the absurdness of this making women more objectified and this should not be. Another example is Dating married men, Women see this as a norm and a source of income for themselves, not thinking of the absurdness of this….They just do it without thinking!

When things like prostitution are made a norm there is a tendency that woman would date married men. Some of them do this for reasons best known to them, while some of them do it because of preference, they just prefer married men.

Some of them don’t even know why they do it, they just feel like it’s the right thing to do and they just go for it. Some of them do it to spite the wife in the marriage for one misunderstanding or the other, Some of the.do it because it was spiritually inclined into them.

But, This doesn’t mean that some of them are not tired of it, especially those ones who don’t know why they do it and feel ashamed about it, they want to stop but they don’t know how to, they have tried what they thought was right but still had the same results, and I know that you reading this right now might be one of them.

Ways to Stop Dating A Married Man

1: Acknowledge that it’s a problem

Until you see the absurdness of this you would not be able to make the decision of stopping it. Until you see why it is wrong and should not be done at all, there is every tendency that you might not make the choice of stopping. So firstly think about the absurdness, acknowledge that is wrong, and work towards your stopping it.

2: Put God first

When you acknowledge that it’s a problem, run back to the place of prayer and let God take over, sometimes spirituality is involved. Daily reading and meditating on the bible tends to change your perspective about life making you see more of the absurdness of Dating A Married Man.

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3: Set your priorities right:

It is said that some of them that do it and want to stop but can’t stop is because of the income they make from it, the comfort it brings and the solace added, making it their top priority. This is the excuse they have. But after acknowledging that it’s a problem and putting God first, set your priorities right.

Be independent, withdraw from that relationship, and start a life of your own, where you don’t have to rely on a man or a married man for your well-being, Establish yourself. This is one of the ways a strong woman is built, she starts by setting her priorities right.

Ways you can set your priorities right include

A: Believe in yourself:

Many women think or feel that they cannot do anything without the help of a man or a man who already knows how to take care of a woman because of his experience in marriage. But facing the fact that it is wrong and telling yourself you can do better than that, you can become who you want to become without giving yourself to a married man.

B: Do a reality check:

Look things logically, a married man would only see you as mistress and nothing more, he wouldn’t have time for you, he’d always come only when he feels like, you’re not being loved but being used. You’re not in a relationship that would lead to a happy married life, you’re just eating What you  did not cook, and what you fail to understand is the bitterness of the after taste, you’re in a relationship where you’re at the mercy of whatever he brings, whether it works for you or not.

He’s not going to meet your parents because you don’t expect him to leave his wife because of you, and if he was going to marry you, think about how his kids would feel, they would hate you for stealing their mom’s lover, can you deal with that?  Would your loved ones approve of it, ask yourself these questions.

Doing a reality check makes you come to a realization of these things.

C: Tell the wife:

This basically frees you from the guilt. Your freedom is what matters, telling the wife doesn’t make you a coward, or show your sense of irresponsibility, it only shows your level of good reasoning and good you have come to the realization of the absurdness of it. When you te the wife you are free.

D: Break up with him:

This is the point where you make that decision to cut ties and don’t go back. This is the point where your realization comes into reality. Then you can become independent.

4: Do a daily Mind exercise:

Dating Married men can be traced psychologically, as it becomes a mindset that has been embedded into you by experience, doing mind exercises can completely eradicate the thoughts of your mind. Close your eyes for ten to fifteen seconds, imagine yourself coming out of that situation or that mindset and keep working towards it by the first three things listed above.

5: Change your hobbies:

This might seem funny, but every little thing matters. Most women date married men because of their love for luxury and material things, they want everything on a platter of gold, their love for money would always cloud their mindset, and the fact that they always get it would set their hobbies to doing things that are luxury worthy. For example, Shopping every single day, reckless spending of money on things that don’t matter, etc. Therefore making these things their favorite thing to do.

So changing your hobbies to little things and finding your talent improves your probability of not dating Married men.  When you work for some things yourself and do some things by yourself without the help of anyone, you’d actually know what you actually like and what you don’t.

6: Seek Counsel:

After doing everything listed above, seeking advice from a good adult would do a great deal of detaching yourself from Dating a Married Man. A counselor would always tell the truth and give you the next line of action.

Conclusion

How to stop Dating A Married Man is a choice you have to make, a choice that has to come from the realization of the absurdness, setting your priorities right, changing your hobbies, doing a little mind exercise and seek good counsel. With a these well done, dating a married man would not even be a thought in your mind not to talk of an act!

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10 Signs You’re Ready to Get Married

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Description: One of the things many people fear is getting into marriage for the wrong reasons. Before you consider the idea, ensure you’re prepared to handle the responsibilities that come with marriage. Here are ten signs you’re ready for marriage.

How do you know if you are ready to get married? (10 Signs)

Because of the excitement of meeting a person you love, you might feel ready for marriage after the first date. Knowing you found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with is an incredible feeling. But no matter how you feel, marriage is not something you should take lightly. Marriage requires a lot of work, compromise, and sacrifice to maintain the relationship. Anyone craving companionship must have a few things figured out before saying “I do.” While you can borrow from installment loan lenders for your wedding, it’s something you must think about critically.

Before committing, do some soul soul-searching to know who you are and what you want. Understand the things you can give your prospective spouse and what you expect from them. Being ready for marriage means you have figured out what you want in life and are prepared to be in a relationship where you contribute and compromise. Here are signs that will help you know you’re ready for married life.

1. You’re Psychologically Mature

Some people will realize they’re not ready for marriage after 5 years of dating, and this is okay. Just because you have been out there for a long time does not qualify you to get married. Maturity is an essential component that will keep your marriage going strong amid all the turbulence. There is no best age for marriage, and you should never fall for the pressure to get married because you’re approaching a certain age. However, there’s an optimum level of maturity that shows you’re emotionally ready for marriage.

Experts say that the brain does not reach peak development until the age of 27, especially the part of the brain linked with one’s ability to review long-term consequences and also compare options. Until you have a fully working brain able to assess situations correctly, you should not get married. This is a ready-for-marriage checklist you must complete as it influences your choice of mate and ultimately determines if you’ll have a successful relationship.

2.You Love Yourself

ENSURE YOU LOVE YOURSELF

Knowing you’re ready for marriage after divorce can be confusing, as some people want to fill the void created by prior events. However, this is the time you should trackback and exercise self-love for healing. When you truly love yourself, you will easily give selfless love to others. The way you love yourself is how you teach other people to love you. Focusing on self-love before you get married is crucial as it helps you set standards that no person can undermine. Having respect for yourself means you cannot tolerate disrespect from anyone or abuse in a relationship.

Marriage comes with different stressors that test your resilience and patience. Failure to love yourself enough means it’s easy to feel lost during times of struggle. You get comfort knowing you adore yourself enough to be brave and conquer challenges in your marriage.

3. You’re Financially Stable

There are cases where you find a lady is ready for marriage, but the boyfriend is not. Some of these cases involve finances, as the boyfriend might not have attained the financial stability they believe is sufficient to take care of a family. Looking at your finances, are you ever ready for marriage? There are many perks you get from marriage if both of you are bringing income to the family. Before getting started, both of you need to evaluate your financial situation to know if it can sustain a marriage.

Money is a critical component of marriage that could make or break the relationship. Also, you don’t want to use marriage as a way to get rich as this could attract consequences later. Besides your wedding, the beginning of your marriage costs a lot – from kitchen equipment and furniture to a place to stay. Discuss finances with your partner to find common ground and understand how you can sustain the marriage if you decide to go ahead.

4. You Truly Love Your Partner

you truely love your partner

Love is among things you must confirm is present before you start thinking about how to get ready for a marriage proposal. You must love your partner for everything they are. Their personality is unique and different, so don’t attempt to change it when you get married. It’s something you need to accept and respect before you proceed with a marriage. It’s easy to tell about one’s character by looking at how they treat others. Know if they’re kind, and don’t ignore red flags that could blow up later in the marriage.

Looking at all things, you should ensure your partner is the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Avoid falling for illusions of false expectations and face reality, which means asking yourself if you truly love that person.

5. Your Values Align

If you’re ready for marriage but your partner’s not, it could mean your values don’t align, which is a sign you should not go ahead with the plan. Having values that align makes your lives easier in the future. You need to be comfortable discussing taboo topics like sex, finance, and religion. Ladies ready for marriage should check that they’re comfortable discussing sensitive topics with their partners, as this will make it easier to know what to expect in the future. If there are clashes whenever some issues are brought up, it could mean you’ll endure stress in the marriage. People who share the same values protect their relationship from disappointment, clashes, and resentment. Values define people. It’s not something you can change overnight. They show the things you place much significance to.

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 6.If you Trust Yourself Around Your Partner

Getting ready for marriage in a dream is easy as everything feels smooth, but before accepting to get married, ask yourself if you feel safe around your partner. This is like a situation where a friend brings life to the party, but everyone feels the void when they leave, and the event gets dull. If you’re considering getting married, you must address topics like whether you trust the person to give you what you need to feel loved and at peace.

You must have already touched on topics that could shake the stability of the relationship. If it feels necessary to hide your true self because you fear your partner would never accept or love you for that, then it could be you’re not dating the right person. Marriage is a long-term investment, and nobody deserves to suffer in silence or suppress some aspects about themselves.

7. You Overcome Conflict Together

Is anyone ever ready for marriage until they go through conflict with their partner? This comes as a learning moment where you get to understand how it feels to deal with conflict and moments of high pressure. Marriage is not always lovey-dovey as you will encounter moments where you will split apart for some time.

Forgiveness is one of the main dimensions of a stable marriage, so when you experience this while still dating, it could signify you can live together for many years to come. Couples must learn conflict resolution before entering into a marriage. Handling conflict successfully brings marital satisfaction.

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8.You Have Realistic Expectations

You’ll not find a perfect human if that’s what you want for marriage. If you have lived with your partner for some time, you might be aware of this. So, before getting married, understand that besides many happy times, you will encounter sad moments. It’s common to see people expect the perfect type of love they read in all the fairies, but this is unrealistic as you’re dealing with a real human being. Check the lingering doubts of marrying the person to understand the trade-offs. 

9.You’re Inspired to Succeed

Sometimes, it’s easy to feel you’ve found the perfect person, so all you need is to relax and enjoy life. However, feeling settled and not aiming to improve is something you should be aware of. Having the inspiration to reach greater heights comes from an inner calling. It means just because you finally found your true love; it should not mean you should neglect other things, like your job, purpose, or mental and physical health. These are things that should stay with you even after marriage. You should not let the relationship make you forget about your ability to stay hungry for success.

10.You Support Each Other’s Hobbies

If you never fancied fly fishing, but this is something your partner enjoys, you should support their passion and try learning a bit about it. You will discover many interesting things and probably also find happiness doing those things.

Conclusion

Marriage marks an important transition in one’s life, so it must be approached carefully as you expect to spend your life with your partner.  Finding the right person for marriage is not enough as you also need to evaluate yourself to know if you’re ready for marriage. Consider these things before you get married to improve your chances of success.

How do you handle conflicts in your relationship? Leave a comment below. 

Jade is a finance analyst and has been involved in many successful business projects with a range of companies throughout the country. She started writing 3 years ago and enjoys researching, discussing, and writing on the topics of finances, budgeting, money advice, lifestyle, and wellness. Jade loves to spend time with her family and has many hobbies, including hiking, riding a bike, cooking, and traveling.

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Why You Must Hire A Divorce Attorney

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Going through a divorce without legal help is like committing financial suicide. You might be thinking of going through your divorce on your own
and just using information that you can research online but that can do more harm than good. Though a DIY divorce may apply to certain situations,
it is still smarter to hire a divorce attorney to ensure that your best interests are taken into consideration. Keep reading for reasons why hiring a divorce
attorney could be one of your best divorce decisions.

You Want to Eliminate Mistakes

“The legal system is complicated enough to navigate for those who have a legal degree, so navigating it from a layman’s perspective is like trying to pilot a plane without even knowing how to ride a bike”, says Michael Porter of Haywood Hunt & Associates Inc.

Legal jargon can be very challenging. It can take just one word for you to completely misunderstand something (like a debt or medical issue) or overestimate/underestimate the value of an asset. This is the last thing you want. Why? Because mistakes like this can cause your financial ruin or may need to be corrected with more legal proceedings in the future. An attorney can ensure that your case is being handled properly and that you will not be making decisions that you will regret for years to come.

You Will Benefit from Legal Advice

A divorce attorney can ensure that you get what you deserve during a divorce. This is important because state laws do not always support an even split of a couple’s assets. There are cases where a spouse is entitled to a spouse’s future income and/or retirement. By hiring an attorney, you ensure that complicated issues such as debts, child custody, current assets, future assets, and child support are legally addressed.

You Want to Minimize Stress

Divorce is a highly stressful time. Not only will it be addressing the end of your marriage, but might also bring up painful experiences from the past. A divorce attorney will provide objective help in gathering information, presenting information, and representing your interests. This will give you more time to process your feelings and take care of yourself and your family.

Keep in mind that a divorce will be a very painful time and the last thing youneed is to have to take on legal work. That is what an attorney is for.

You Don’t Want Delays

Completing all the paperwork needed for a divorce plus gathering information and documenting everything isn’t an easy task. Yes, there are court provided documents but that is just a small percentage of what you actually need. Aside from paperwork, there are other legal issues that can prolong a divorce or halt the progress into a crawl. An experienced divorce attorney knows how to avoid problems like the above and get things done as fast as possible.

You Want A Clear Divorce

A divorce is a legal agreement and is legally binding. You want everything in your divorce to be as clear as possible and that each point that needs to be
addressed are taken care of. A divorce attorney will ensure that your wishes are accurately presented and that you understand everything that goes into
the divorce. This way, the divorce would be free from unclear language or errors.

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