It goes without saying that a divorce has the potential to be extremely expensive. Depending on the amount of time you and your spouse argue over your assets, negotiate or involve your attorneys, the costs could grow exponentially.
You love your new wife more than anything. You get along well with the kids that she has from a previous marriage. Since the children's father isn't in the picture, you'd like to adopt them so that you can play an active and legal role in their upbringing.