The ending of a marriage is often an unhappy event for everyone involved. However, there are times when two people feel compelled to move on without any angry feelings towards one another. Those in California may be interested in what actor Tom Arnold had to say regarding to his and his wife’s recent decision to divorce. He claims that the two have simply grown apart.

Arnold, who was once married to Rosanne Barr, has filed for divorce from his estranged wife. The court documents cite irreconcilable differences as the cause of their separation. The two were married for nine years. The documents filed with the California Superior Court of Los Angeles say that the division of their property will be handled at trial.

Arnold says that the two have been growing apart for the last several years. He says that he told his soon-to-be-ex that he wants her to move on and live her life without needing anyone to be at fault for the breakup. They have two children, ages 5 and 3, and Arnold reports that he intends to seek joint legal and physical custody. He says that they both love their children and want them to be happy as they work to co-parent them and provide them with what they need.

People considering filing for divorce in California have options regarding divorce proceedings of which they may not be aware. Mediation may be an option for those who want to expedite the divorce process. Other scenarios may necessitate going to trial in order to secure a fair outcome. An experienced divorce attorney can advise those going through a divorce of all available choices.