Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell explained to that preparation is of the utmost importance if a man foresees a divorce in the future.

“Often, guys have a sense a divorce is on its way, and for that reason [a guy] should get an attorney as quickly as he has reason to suspect that a divorce petition is coming down the pike,” he said. “That allows more flexibility and planning time than hiring an attorney after a case has ‘hardened.'”