The prospect of ending a marriage is undoubtedly an emotional one. Many Pennsylvania couples could attest to the fact that going through a divorce can consume a couple's entire existence. For this and other reasons, some couples fail to plan for the day-to-day financial issues they will face after the divorce. The process of divorce mediation may help couples do both.
Couples that are able to work together through their divorce may find they have an easier time splitting the assets and making decisions than other couples. Spending the time to review the family's finances and make decisions regarding what assets go to who can give each party a glimpse into his or her post-divorce finances. Once each party is aware of what they are going to have in the way of income after the divorce, each party can make a plan.