In a recent post, we discussed an article by noted California-based clinical psychologist Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D., which is an excellent overview of how separated parents can help make the transition go more smoothly for their children. The previous post listed five tips for helping children cope. We now present five more tips.
It’s long been a recommended practice to change the locks on the doors of the family house during divorce. This is particularly applicable when the split was not an amicable one. Now in the modern era where digital privacy is an issue, it’s recommended that families that may have previously shared email passwords, passwords for bank accounts, passwords for phone bills or other online accounts need to change those passwords.
The process of going through divorce is one of the most challenging experiences that many couples face. Yet while spouses need to pick up the pieces of their lives, figure out their new financial reality and still be a good parent, the impact divorce has upon children is also life-changing.
There are several important assets to deal with after a divorce: The house, the car, furniture and other pieces of property. Usually, a couple will divide this property by work privately with an attorney or going to trial to receive a divorce decree. Recently, one other important asset has been popping up in property division cases—the family pet.
When you and your partner are going through a rough time, you may be wondering whether you should continue working through it, or pursue a divorce. Sometimes, it is best for couples to work out their marital problems and stay together. In other cases, a divorce may be the better solution.
When a couple begins an art collection, they rarely anticipate that they may someday have to divide it. For many couples, however, it is an unavoidable reality. Dividing property is usually a significant challenge for spouses who are divorcing. For spouses who are also art collectors, there are several additional questions to consider. Is it better to keep the collection intact, even if one spouse must relinquish ownership? If the collection is split up, who gets to keep which piece?
Divorce does not exactly have a friendly reputation. Many couples who are about to divorce brace themselves for a painful, acrimonious process. It doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. There are alternatives to a contentious divorce for couples who are committed to remaining amicable-- or at least polite.
When going through a divorce, there will be many choices to make. How to divide finances. Who gets which assets. Where you will live during the process. One of the biggest choices to make is how you wish to go about the divorce process.
Among the big decisions that arise for couples that desire to one day tie the knot is how long to wait to get married. How much time couples spend dating before marrying can impact many things. Research suggests this could include how likely a couple is to face divorce later on down the road.
Different jobs vary in many ways. This includes in how much in divorce risks might be connected to them. There is a great deal of variation in divorce rates between different jobs. Given this, one thing some might wonder is: What sorts of careers carry the lowest divorce likelihoods?