If your relationship breaks apart, you need to take steps to protect your interests in your finances, your home and your children.
Whether two people are married or not, a breakup of a relationship can be a time of great strife. Even if a divorce is not necessary, both sides will need to take action to protect their interests.
The breakup of a marriage not only ends in a divorce, dissolving the bonds of matrimony, but usually divides the accumulated assets of the parties and decides the custody of the children.
Issues of custody, child support, spousal support, and alimony pendente lite are just a some of the issues that arise from such a dissolution.