Your children look to their parents as a source of stability. When you are going through a divorce, this stability is shaken. You have to try to find ways that you can help them adjust to the new way of life in a positive and appropriate manner. These skills can help them now and well into adulthood.
November 2018 Archives
Many things can impact your financial stability after the end of a marriage. If you are still considering taking the step of legally ending it through a divorce, shore up your finances so that you can be on the best footing possible as you move toward living on a single income.
One component of some divorces is alimony. While many divorces don't have this, the ones that do require careful thought. For the person who is going to be responsible for paying, making sure they can actually afford the payments is imperative. It is a good idea to sit down and come up with a budget that includes the proposed amounts. This lets you review how making the payments (or receiving them) will impact your finances.
The holidays are when parents tend to focus on paying monthly bills on top of the added expenses of the season. For those who are paying child support, this can be a challenge. Even during the hustle and bustle of the season, it is imperative that support-paying parents insure they are adequately meeting their child support obligations.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and Christmas and Hanukkah is just after that. For parents who have a child custody agreement for their children, this can be a very stressful season. Not only do they have the normal hustle and bustle of this time of year, they also have to deal with the ins and outs of the custody arrangement.
One of the biggest issues that adults face when they divorce is the stress caused by the situation. The decisions that you make now can impact you for the rest of your life. You have to think carefully about each one, but you might not think that you have time. We are here to help guide you through the process.