As family law attorneys, we have certainly seen some down and dirty custody battles emerge. But we always caution our clients to avoid rolling around in the mud with their exes over the divorce. These attempts to smear your ex can often wind up getting you just as dirty.
But there are other reasons, too, for rising above your marital issues and taking the high road in your divorce. The No. 1 reason is that particularly acrimonious divorces are much harder on the children.