In any divorce involving children, there are bound to be some difficult and emotional times. This is particularly true in cases where divorcing parents aren't able to agree about the terms of a custody agreement. As we discussed in a recent blog post, in contested custody cases, a family law judge will take several factors into consideration when attempting to determine what type of arrangement serves a child's best interest.
All parents want to protect and shield their children from experiencing pain and heartache. With this in mind, parents who choose to divorce often have many concerns about how a divorce will impact a child. Parents have good reason to worry as, if handled poorly, divorce can be an extremely confusing, scary and difficult time in a child's life. It's important, therefore, that parents set the right tone and deliver the right message to a child, starting with the very first divorce-related conversation.
Surprises are a part of parenting and being married. Unfortunately, they can also be a big part of divorce.
June is just a few short weeks away and with it comes the end of another school year and the official start of summer. For school-aged kids, the summer months are meant to be a time for fun, relaxation and freedom. For working parents, the summer months can present many logistical challenges as parents must arrange childcare or somehow attempt to keep their kids busy and out of trouble.
Making the decision to divorce is never easy and many couples struggle for years to salvage a relationship. At times, however, divorce truly is the best option for both unhappy spouses and their shared children. For couples who have amassed a considerable amount of wealth during the course of their marriage, the divorce process can be particularly complex and it’s important to seek the advice and assistance of an attorney who has successfully handled high-asset divorces.