The Santa Barbara Independent comments on how to get a win-win split in divorce.
Kevin Bourke writes (excerpt):
Divorce mediation has become increasingly popular in recent years. If you and your soon-to-be ex are both intent on creating a peaceful divorce, why not explore this option? It can be much less expensive and has worked well for many.
I realize that this is not the type of advice you might have been looking for in writing your question, but the truth is that these are the real issues that control the financial outcome of a divorce.