Whether you are the primary breadwinner in your family or part of a dual-income household, you are likely concerned that your career might result in diminished time with your children after a divorce or that divorce might negatively impact your career. Many times, parents face challenges in arguing they should be awarded more parenting time […]
Divorce is not easy for children. When parents place their own needs before their children’s, the repercussions of divorce can be even more damaging. In divorces in which parents focus on the children and how decisions will affect them, children often fare much better.
Some parents even have the foresight to accept that they simply do […]
Whenever possible, Georgia law encourages children to have continued contact with both parents after a divorce. This assumes that continuing this contact is in the child’s best interest. If a parent is one of the 13.8 million adults in this country affected by alcoholism, however, a critical issue during the divorce will become whether it […]
If you are navigating a divorce and children are involved, you will likely be required to create a parenting plan. You will likely be told that it is a good idea to create a parenting plan that contains all of the provisions that you will want to follow after your divorce is finalized, but it […]
If you live down the street from your child and share parenting time, it can be difficult. If you live several states away, however, it can feel impossible at times. Separated families who live far away from one another are often placed in the difficult position creating successful parenting plans.
While no one strategy works best, […]
Whether it is divorce or one of several other areas of family law in which child visitation is involved, many people are uncertain about the value of custody logs. You might wonder why it is even necessary to keep a written list of visitation details as well as keys events. Not only is the value […]
Divorce is one of the most trying times many families will go through. While all divorces are emotionally challenging, when young children are involved, they can be particularly difficult. Children must contend with the uncertainty and stress brought on by major changes in nearly all aspects of their lives. If handled inappropriately, divorce can have […]
Many parents who navigate the divorce process discover that it brings them closer than ever to their children. Understandably, parents want to do whatever they can after the end of a marriage to improve and deepen the relationships they have with their children.
Fortunately, there are a number of positive steps that you can take after […]
There are numerous myths that people have about divorce. One of the most incorrect assumptions about this process is that there is such a thing as a typical divorce. In reality, every divorce is unique and there are several ways that a marriage can end. There are also a variety of types of family structures.
Some parents understand that they should put compassion for their children above any feelings of hostility for one another. Not all parents do, though, which can lead to additional challenges. Even if you strongly dislike the other parent, it is still possible to co-parent happy and healthy children. The following will review some strategies you […]