Dave’s Divorce Dictionary: Guilt

Dave’s Divorce Dictionary: Guilt | David Kellem

David’s Divorce Dictionary: G is for Guilt Definition: in no-fault divorce, the courts do not adjudicate legal guilt or innocence. But emotional guilt can play a powerful role in the outcome of a divorce settlement. Guilt can be a judgment that a divorcee imposes on him or herself, or it can be a force of manipulation hoisted by one spouse upon the other. Either way, it should have no place in how one negotiates a settlement—it always works against the interest of the party who feels guilty.

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