Anger can be destructive, not only emotionally, but can easily leak into the legal aspects of divorce proceedings. If one spouse is taking advantage of the other during legal proceedings, then “legal justice” can displace “fundamental fairness”. “Legal justice” can easily backfire and be destructive to family dynamics. If you share children you are tied together for your entire life, so polluting the waters early on between you can be a big mistake in the long run.

Outcomes are often determined by how lawyers and their clients are playing “the game”. Considering that, maybe good sense should rule the day and the “game” should be set up for a better outcome.  – See more at: http://www.divorcemag.com/blog/the-california-supreme-court-redefines-date-of-separation-in-divorce-cases-#sthash.U90eYl9a.lsLdel7Z.dpuf