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During the divorce process, some parents may try "nesting"

The decision to end a marriage is seldom an easy one, and the presence of children only makes it more difficult. One way some parents are helping to ease the transition is by making it possible for the children to remain in their family home. Kentucky residents who are preparing to file for a divorce may be unsure of how to approach co-parenting in the future. 

Divorce and kids: sons and daughters process it differently

When parents come to the realization that a marriage is no longer viable, the emotional fallout impacts all family members. Research shows that sons and daughters process their emotions after a divorce differently. Kentucky parents who are going through the process may be able to help their children easier if they understand how boys and girls experience a divorce.

Video game under fire for causing increased divorce filings

There are many reasons why a marriage may not survive over the long term. Though there have always been addictions that can lead to divorce, one of the newest supposedly involve addictions to video games. Kentucky residents who find that their marriage is no longer sustainable due to any addictive behavior may be contemplating a divorce filing of their own.

There is a high road in divorce that does not lead to bankruptcy

During a typical marital breakdown, the two parties often dig in and prepare for a protracted battle over money and wills. Neither side wishes to appear to lose and both are usually willing to try to ensure that the other spouse winds up suffering either financially or emotionally during a divorce. However, there may be a different way for Kentucky residents to approach their dissolution.

Most divorce hassles over finances call for careful planning

One of the most contentious issues during a marriage involves finances. Unfortunately, the process of getting a divorce also often involves disputes about money, usually over how to divide marital assets. Kentucky residents who are preparing to file for a divorce typically benefit from carefully reviewing their financial situations first.

Divorce can take a toll on finances for both parties

It is often thought that a man will absorb most of the cost when a marriage ends. However, either party can sustain significant monetary damages if the spouses choose to make the divorce process more acrimonious. Kentucky residents who are preparing to file for a divorce may benefit from seeking experienced advice in order to preserve one's financial security.

Divorce can often result in several financial revelations

In many households, one spouse usually takes control of handling the finances. However, in the event of a divorce, the spouse who has not been involved in the monetary aspects of the household may discover some uncomfortable revelations. Kentucky residents who are facing a divorce may benefit from learning more about money management strategies for the future.

Farming families may benefit from planning in case of divorce

Family farms are a rich heritage in many parts of the country, including many areas of Kentucky. While it takes a special calling to devote one's life to farming, it may also require more planning to preserve a farm in the event of a divorce. Every situation is unique and requires an individual approach, but there are measures any couple could take to make the process easier.

Avoid the common pitfalls that many make in divorce settlements

The end of a marriage requires that many decisions be made concerning the division of marital assets. Though the process may feel overwhelming at times, choosing to take a big picture view may make it easier to achieve a binding and fair settlement agreement. Kentucky residents who are beginning divorce negotiations may benefit from these tips to avoid some of the more common errors.

The divorce process may be less stressful with different focus

The end of a marriage can be emotionally, mentally and financially taxing. Though the divorce process can seem unending, there are some steps that may help make the process more manageable. Kentucky residents who are contemplating all of the aspects of their impending dissolution may benefit from keeping several key points in mind.

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