Monthly Archives: May 2018

Handling College Tuition After a Divorce

Graduation is right around the corner for high school students throughout the United States. The end of high school represents the end of childhood and many graduates decide to start college immediately after graduation. While this is a proud moment for any parent it also means the beginning of a new financial burden that could […]

Advice for Coping with Negative Commentary About Your Divorce

Though divorce no longer has the same stigma it once had, not everyone around you will greet the news of your impending divorce with support or enthusiasm. It is not uncommon for adults getting divorced to receive criticism from those who feel they should continue the relationship or believe their reasons for leaving are not […]

Why Some Parents are Afraid to Ask for Child Support Modification

Child support is an amount of money that a noncustodial parent provides the custodial parent to help meet the financial needs of their mutual children. This support is paid until the child turns 18, graduates high school, gets married, or is emancipated, meaning that those who separate from a co-parent when their mutual children are […]

Four Ways to Settle a Divorce Fairly

The financial aspects of divorce are daunting and can affect your life for several years after the divorce is finalized. Those who are unable to find a way to settle their divorce fairly often experience even greater financial difficulties caused by a drawn-out divorce process along with the ramifications of receiving an unfair settlement. While […]

Advice for Dating After a Divorce

Once a divorce is finalized, moving on is one of the best things you can do for yourself mentally and financially. Unfortunately, getting over the emotionally draining and financially devastating effects of divorce is easier said than done. One way people begin building a new life after their marriage has dissolved is by starting to […]

Tips for Managing Limited Parenting Time

One of the major downsides of any divorce involving children is that the parenting time of both spouses is reduced. Parents go from seeing their children each day to seeing them based on a set schedule signed off on by the court. Even the parent who receives primary custody can expect to be deprived of […]

Ways to Protect Your Child’s Mental Health During a Divorce

Separation and divorce wreak havoc on the mental health of all parties involved. While adults can expect to experience difficulty recovering emotionally from a divorce, they are better able to process what has happened than children. The average child has a difficult time understanding and coming to terms with the dissolution of his or her […]

Advice for Transferring a Child to a New School During a Divorce

During an especially contentious divorce, it is not uncommon for one spouse to demand that the other leave the marital home. There are times when one party forces another to leave and after legal counsel is obtained, returning home is not feasible. While there are benefits to staying in a marital home throughout the divorce […]

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