Even in the best of circumstances, divorce can be difficult for children. Children are often resistant to change: adapting to new schedules and surroundings, learning to live with one parent at a time, and getting along with possible new stepsiblings or half-siblings are all big changes, ones which can challenge
Divorce is described as one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. Add children to the mix, coupled with questions of custody, support, and visitation, and emotions and stress can reach a breaking point. Wading through this difficult time calls for the help of a professional such as
In a typical divorce involving children without joint custody, there will be one parent who pays child support. Normally, that parent would be the one who the child does not live with full time. The most common belief is that after the child turns 18, the child support ends.
Getting a divorce when children are involved can lead to some difficult decisions.
It can be one of the toughest parental obligations to break it to your kids that their parents will no longer be living together.
Is seeking temporary guardianship over a child a better solution than seeking permanent custody?
Joint custody is a commonly considered option for divorced parties.
When going through a divorce with children, child custody issues are front and center.