Some Ohio residents know that dissolving a marriage is a very difficult and overwhelming process. In the process of a divorce, you must make many decisions involving property, debt, alimony and children. Furthermore, these resolutions affect not only your future, but the future of your kids. In a national story, one well-known individual will inevitably face many of these separation-related issues.

In recent news, the wife of Brian Cashman filed for divorce. Cashman is the general manager for the New York Yankees. According to reports, he was publicly accused of an affair. Cashman's wife has filed papers in a Connecticut court. The woman is seeking alimony, division of their property and joint custody of their two children. Cashman's wife has retained a lawyer who has familiarity with high-end divorces.

The person that allegedly engaged in an affair with the general manager claims that she had a yearlong relationship with Cashman. This woman told friends about visiting him at his Yankee Stadium office, receiving game tickets and meeting him in Manhattan. Sources note that she ended it after he did not leave his wife, which he had promised to do. A friend of the woman explains, "It was more than an affair. It was like she was his girlfriend."

Allegedly, this relationship is not Cashman's first affair. In 2009, he was linked to a Westchester soccer mom.

Within the process of this divorce proceeding, Cashman and his wife will have to confront various emotional and financial issues. If you are facing a similar situation in the process of your separation, you may want to speak to a lawyer. An attorney may assist you as you steer through these complex and exhausting legal matters.

Source: New York Post, "Wife of Yankees GM files for divorce after latest cheating allegations," Liz Sadler, Jeane Macintosh and Dan Mangan, Feb. 4, 2012.