Subscribe Your privacy is important to us. However, the attorney's responsibility goes beyond helping the client through the divorce proceedings per se. With the second couple, the husband is told by his wife that she is no longer happy in the marriage and that she wishes to get a divorce, go back to school, and start a new career. The suggested appeal for patience need not depend on the client's compassion for the emotional plight of the spouse.
It should be noted that the leaver of a marriage is not always the one who files for divorce.