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How to help children through divorce

With many marriages ending in divorce, the emotional fallout from a break up is certain to affect children. Unfortunately, many divorcing couples don’t consider how it will change the. Research suggests that divorce can increase the chances that a child will have emotional and academic problems in the aftermath.

How to establish paternity in Kentucky and why it's important

Today, more U.S. couples are cohabiting and deciding to delay or forego marriage. As evidence of this societal shift, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during 2014 alone, more than 40 percent of U.S. births were to single mothers. As it becomes more and more common for unmarried couples to live and have a baby together, unwed fathers are advised to take steps to protect their legal parental rights.

How to handle emotional issues and work after a divorce

For some people, going through a divorce can be an emotionally traumatic experience. They may go through more than just the common duldrums and pain that comes with the end of a marriage. In these instances, there may be a need to take time off from work.

Why divorcees shouldn't be viewed as failures

Drew Barrymore is revealing more about her divorce. In doing so, she is also admitting that she failed at marriage. Of course, she had been married twice before and has two daughters from the four-year marriage. In talking about her relationship with her ex-husband and her family, it appears that there is harmony between them even though there was disharmony in their marriage.

Why you should consider divorce even if the separation is working

It is not uncommon for couples that are experiencing relationship difficulties to spend time living apart. While during that time, some couples find their way back to each other, others decide to make the arrangement permanent. Just what the permanent separation will look like in the latter situation will vary depending on the couple. While some will move forward with a divorce, others may be tempted to continue as they had been, without a formal agreement. In the long run, opting to maintain the status quo could be problematic financially.

How to handle disputes over the new school year

The next few weeks signify the end of another school year. This is a time where kids are so excited about summer vacation that the next school year is likely the furthest from their minds. However, for divorcing parents of school-age children, the next school year should be at the top of your agenda.

Reducing the cost of divorce with alternative dispute resolution

Financial matters are undoubtedly one of the most important issues that need to be addressed when a marriage comes to an end. To secure the best possible outcome many believe it is necessary to go to trial. While this is of course one way in which a divorce settlement can be reached. It is not the only way and in fact, following a different approach might result in a better outcome for all.

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