Going through a divorce is always a terrible experience to deal with, no matter the circumstances. However, when going through a high asset divorce where a lot is at stake, it can be even more stressful. The good thing about going through a divorce, however, is that no matter the circumstances, there have always been people who have been through similar experiences. Therefore, it's a good idea to try to learn from their mistakes.
Do not be a pushover in order to speed things up
Many people feel that they just want to get the divorce over and done with so that they can move on with their lives. However, those who agree to terrible terms will be left with a bad deal and will likely regret it for the rest of their lives. The best thing to do is to grit your teeth and commit to the entire divorce process, not settling for anything less than what you deserve.
Don't feel guilty
Usually the people who initiate divorces will feel a certain level of guilt. Because of this, they might believe that they are not entitled to a good financial deal after the divorce. This is not true: Everyone is entitled to a good settlement, and it is not fair to you if you are willing to back down.
Going through a high asset divorce will be full of confusion if you do not do adequate preparation. Therefore it is vital that you conduct adequate research to ensure that you get the divorce settlement that you deserve.
Source: FindLaw, "Top 10 Mistakes in High Net Worth Divorces," accessed Nov. 03, 2017