When people get divorced, they typically want the process to be fair and amicable. This can be especially important to people who have children.
In a recent post, we discussed some tips for parents navigating the holidays for the first time after a divorce. However, parents are not the only ones who need extra support during the holidays. Children of divorced parents also face challenges.
Most people who divorce eventually get remarried. Often, people who enter subsequent marriages do so with a better understanding of the challenges of marriage - and the potential for divorce. Many also want to avoid making the same mistakes twice. Here are 3 tips to consider before tying the knot again.
Though there are certainly exceptions, most reasonable people don't want a divorce to be a long, expensive process. To get through it as quickly and fairly as possible, some pursue avenues that seem inexpensive and quick on their face, only to make things more expensive in the end.
When it comes to setting trends, perhaps no one has more influence than millennials. People in their 20s and 30s have been connected to everything from building the gig economy to killing the paper napkin industry. Unsurprisingly, they also drive change in family structures and values.
A grandparent often has a special place in a child's life. They might be the one who gives the child advice, takes care of them when their parents are away, or spoils them just a little bit. However, sometimes a parent's death or the parents' divorce can make it hard for grandparents to secure the valuable time they want with their grandchildren.
When a child is born to a married couple, the law assumes the husband is the child's father. However, parentage is not always so cut and dried. This is why establishing paternity is one of the most active areas in family law.
When someone finds themselves facing a family dispute, the idea of airing out their problems in a courtroom is often an uncomfortable prospect. But these days, more and more people don't have to.
Sharing custody of a child can be a major adjustment for parents and kids alike. And like any adjustment, it can be difficult to know what to expect from the experience until you're actually in the midst of it. However, you can proactively address likely obstacles in your parenting plan to mitigate problems down the road.
During a divorce, besides children, the parties' assets are typically the basis for the most heated disputes. For instance, parties often argue over their respective interests in the marital home, retirement benefits, or business profits.