but these are the same people.
Everyone wants an amicable divorce until it isn't amicable anymore. Or, at least, one party does. It's tremendously expensive to mount litigation and the number of people that have the means to make it worthwhile, despite what the movies might portray, is quite small. Furthermore, it is a disservice to your client to charge ahead to litigation when, in reality, an expertly drafted and ruthless settlement would work so much better.
Family law, emphasis in marriage dissolution.