As many parents in California know from experience, there is no easy way to end a marriage. There may be anger, resentment, sadness and a plethora of other emotions. Research suggests that it is even more difficult for children involved. Children typically look to their parents to gauge how to cope with these emotions and all of the changes that will be taking place during the divorce.
Although both spouses might know that divorce is the right choice, they might not what exactly to be prepared for during proceedings. If this is the case, couples might opt for an approach that utilizes collaborative law, rather than a divorce that's litigated in court.