Jenkins P.C.

Keeping divorce separate from work is wise

Ideally, people in California would like to keep their marital breakup situations separate from their work lives. However, these lines can quickly blur in reality. For example, they may have to make critical divorce decisions while on the clock. Fortunately, a few tips may help those going through divorce to keep this personal situation from wreaking havoc on their careers and work relationships.

First, scheduling wisely so as to avoid commingling divorce activities and work is a wise move. The reason for this is that focusing too heavily on the divorce during work hours may diminish an individual's work performance. Likewise, workday stress may cause the person to be impatient and thus act impulsively when addressing divorce issues that arise during their workdays.

Second, it is best for those going through divorce to avoid using their business email to handle divorce matters. In addition, it may behoove them to take phone calls with an attorney only if they have enough privacy to do so. The best place for such a call is a room with a door that can be closed, or outside.

Divorce is a complex process that can unfortunately be difficult to juggle along with one's daily work life and family life. However, an attorney can make the divorce process easier by providing the guidance one needs to make personally expedient decisions regarding matters like property division, spousal support and child custody. The aim of the attorney in such a situation is to make sure that the client's rights are protected from start to finish in California.

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