Divorce is a challenging situation for fathers, mothers, and children. However, it can be particularly difficult for fathers, especially if the divorce was not their idea. Let’s take a closer look at five of the most common challenges divorcing fathers frequently face.
The wealth of resources on the internet encourages a do-it-yourself attitude for complicated tasks. Capitalizing on this, a divorce tool-kit industry has developed online, promising to help you file for divorce on your own and avoid the cost and hassle of hiring a divorce attorney. Certain tools are useful as a complementary resource to help you organize during your divorce, such as software for creating a parenting schedule. However, there are several reasons why no online tool can replace the services that your own divorce attorney can provide:
People hold onto things that they are familiar with, even if they know it is unhealthy for them. Divorce is a big step towards changing this behavior because you are letting go of your marriage. However, you may be keeping other things – both physical and emotional – that remind you of your marriage and are still causing you pain. The divorce process can help you let go of these marital attachments, though some memories from your marriage are harder to dispel.
Nesting is a new trend in divorces. In a nesting agreement, both parents keep the marital home and the children live there at all times. The parents rent an apartment or another space for them to live in when it is not their turn to parent.
After a divorce, you may enter the dating world and meet someone special. If you have children, you are likely wondering when and how to introduce a new partner to them after a divorce. Since the way you introduce them may impact your future and whether or not your children approve of your partner, it is important to follow these rules.
A child’s academic performance often declines when his or her parents are going through a divorce. The amount of decline depends on how good of a student he or she was before the divorce. A normally good student may have an uncharacteristic dip in his or her grades. A struggling student may become uninterested in academics and receive more failing grades. Divorce-related stress can throw either type of student off his or her academic track.
After a divorce, one or both spouses may wish to relocate. Whether they do so because they landed a new job, would like to be closer to their side of the family, or simply want a fresh start, it is important to take their child’s best interests in consideration. Let’s take a closer look at what to do if you are planning on relocating with your child after divorce.
Unfortunately, domestic violence continues to be a serious issue in the United States. In fact, a study by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence found that in this country, approximately 20 men and women are physically abused by an intimate partner every minute.
Social media can hurt your divorce in a variety of ways. Therefore, it is important to be extra careful when posting on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media outlets during the divorce process. To ensure your rights are protected and increase your chances of the best possible case outcome, refrain from posting about the following.
Formerly referred to as alimony, spousal support is intended to provide a spouse with lower income or lower income potential with financial support after a divorce. Prior to awarding spousal support to a spouse, the court considers several factors including the age of each spouse, the couple’s standard of living during the marriage, the assets and income of each spouse, sacrifices a spouse made to support the other spouse’s career or education, and the present and future earning capacity of each spouse.
A legally binding contract created by two people before they marry is known as a prenup. Although a prenup can benefit women from all walks of life, it is particularly beneficial to those who are doctors. Female doctors have worked hard to build their careers and create a comfortable life for themselves and their families. Therefore, it is important for them to protect their hard work and ensure their accomplishments as a doctor do not backfire on them in the event of a divorce. Here are several of the many reasons female doctors should consider a prenup.
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