When people end their marriages, they often discover that many of their beliefs about divorce and how it can affect their finances are just not correct. Divorce attorneys often must help their clients separate the myths from the realities. The costs of divorce and dividing your marital assets can be considerable. If you decide to end your marriage, it’s important to have a realistic view of how it will affect your bank account. We’re here to dispel 20 commonly held myths so you don’t get caught by surprise.