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September 2018 Archives

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Flexibility is sometimes necessary in child custody situations

Having to work with your ex to raise your children might not be as difficult as you might think it will be. One thing that can help immensely is having a child custody agreement that lays out resolutions to the most common issues you might face. Some people think that parenting plans are akin to cookie-cutter plans, but this isn't the case.

Property division, credit reports and your future

The bills that you've amassed while you were married don't go away when you decide to get a divorce. Instead, you and your ex will have to divide the debts just like you do the assets. This can be problematic if you have credit card accounts and others that will end up on your credit report.

Dissolving your marriage comes with many decisions

The end of your marriage can be a troubling time for many adults. When you are going through this, you might feel like you are an emotional wreck. This is understandable because there are so many things that you might think about. You are dealing with having to let go of one chapter and starting another one. You may feel sad one minute and excited the next.

Communication about the kids with your ex must be civil

When you have children with your ex, you will have to communicate on a regular basis with them regarding the kids. It is important that you take steps to keep this civil. Being able to discuss simple matters without strife can vastly improve the parenting relationship. The civility might carry over into times when you have to discuss contentious matters.

A surprise divorce can present interesting challenges

When divorce comes as a surprise, you don't have time to prepare for what's to come. This is a challenge, especially if you are the one being told to leave the marital home. If you are in this position, you should make sure that you know your rights and options. We are here to help you learn about them.

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