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July 2018 Archives

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Parenting plans are important for all custody situations

A parenting plan is a must if you and your children's other parent are no longer in a relationship with one another. Whether you were married to each other or not, you have to make sure to hash matters out quickly so that the children can remain stable. We can help you to decide which issues you need to address.

Parents might need to prepare for back to school season

Parents are enjoying the time with their children that comes with summer vacation. Many might not even want to think about the upcoming school year. However, divorced parents might need to start planning sooner rather than later. There are many considerations that the back-to-school season brings for all parents. Those who are divorced might find that there is an extra layer of complexity to this situation.

Your attitude can impact child custody situations

Child custody dilemmas aren't always easy to handle. When you and your ex make the decision to co-parent, you have to be prepared to work together in all matters. For some parents, this is easier said than done. Make sure that you aren't letting a pessimistic attitude negatively impact the situation.

Divorce doesn't have to be a contentious journey

Many times, there are circumstances in a divorce that automatically pit both parties against each other. Just because the marriage is over doesn't mean that you and your ex have to attack each other. In fact, many people are realizing that a 'friendly' divorce can be much less stressful than one that is fraught with contention.

Lump sum payments: Monthly alimony payments might be avoidable

When you go through a divorce, especially when you don't have children together, the last thing that you probably want is to be tied to your ex afterwards. For some people, the terms of the divorce mean that they won't be able to bid adieu to their ex for a long time. This is because they might have to make alimony payments.

Focus on the kids to make custody matters less stressful

Children's lives change when their parents divorce. If your children are going through this, you will need to take steps to ensure that they are handling things as well as can be expected. This might be challenging, but you and your ex working together might minimize the stress of the situation.

Avoid making some of the more common divorce mistakes

There are some aspects of ending your marriage that just aren't pleasant. Even though you might not be ready to address those, you might have to do just that so that you can get it all over with. It is important that you ensure you aren't making mistakes when you are moving through the process.

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