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3 Tips on How to Handle The Trauma of Legal Troubles November 6, 2015

Downtown Anchorage, Anchorage
3 Tips on How to Handle The Trauma of Legal Troubles, Anchorage, Alaska

With over three decades of experience, the Law Office of Susan H. Carse, in Anchorage, Alaska, has seen it all. Whether it’s someone who’s been arrested for a DUI, pondering a divorce, or suffering from a personal injury, divorce and criminal defense attorney Susan H. Carse has been there to counsel people in need.

Attorneys can help with the legal aspects of your case, but you’ll also need to address the emotional baggage that goes along with these stressful situations.

Here are three tips to help lift you through the bad days that may accompany your legal troubles:

  • Find How To Set Yourself Free: There’s no going back. Whatever happened to bring you to this stage cannot be changed. You need to accept that, find a healthy outlet for your anxiety and move on. For some people, this outlet can be physical. It’s not unusual for people to take up activities, such as hitting the gym, hiking, swimming, or running after a stressful situation.
  • Understand & Interpret What Happened: You don’t want to dwell on the bad for too long, but it does need to be addressed. For some this may mean keeping a life journal; for others it may be talking with a trusted friend or even a professional.
  • Focus On What’s Meaningful In Your Life: Even though you may be in the doldrums, a divorce or an arrest is not the end of the world. You likely have other healthy relationships, with your children, parents and friends who can help pull you through this difficult time. Now might also be a good time to find a new hobby or focus on a new interest to give you a meaningful distraction.

Of course, you can’t go it alone. If you’re struggling with legal problems and need a divorce or criminal law attorney, contact the Law Office of Susan H. Carse in Anchorage at (907) 222-3705 or online for a confidential and professional consultation from an experienced lawyer.

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