Getting divorced is rarely an event that only affects the two people who are ending their marriage. There may be countless people touched by such an event, including your family members, kids and network of friends.
Divorce is often a massive transition for children. To alleviate or avoid the potential trauma of this transition, some parents consider keeping the kids in one home while Mom and Dad do the moving in and out.
Divorce is a difficult, painful process. At some point during the process, people often get frustrated and just want it to be over so they can move forward. Further, as this article notes, delays during your divorce can only serve to make matters worse.
Most exes probably won't ever want to be in the same room again after a divorce, let alone pose for a picture together. However, a trend is emerging on social media that shows divorced couples smiling for selfies together and celebrating their divorce as a positive move toward a better future.
When you are getting divorced, you can be dealing with a very different person than the person you married. Your ex might have been loving, rational and understanding on the day you said, "I do," but a divorce can bring out the hurtful, vengeful and unpredictable side he or she has.
The simple answer to the question posed in this headline is no. It is not always a good decision to keep the marital home after divorce.
Adopting a stepchild is an incredibly important and memorable experience in the lives of both the parent and the child. It is a legal and public announcement that the stepparent is willing to become the legal parent and capable of taking on all the responsibilities that come with that role.
Parents in New Jersey who pay or receive child support generally understand the importance of this critical contribution. However, it is not unusual for parents to feel as though their support orders are inappropriately high or low and have questions about modification.
There is no shortage of challenges facing military families, between the stress of moving around so often, the fears associated with deployments, and the pain of physical injuries and mental illness.
Fighting for custody of your child can be among the most painful, upsetting experiences you go through as a parent. This can be especially true if there are certain attributes or events that put you in an unfavorable light.