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Focus on this in child custody negotiations

Child custody terms can be challenging to work through. You and your ex might have very different ideas of what's best for the children, but you need to come to agreements for the parenting plan. It is all too easy to go into the situation with a determination to make everything happen your way, but this isn't likely going to happen.

Learn how to move on after a devastating divorce

Going through a divorce is a challenging situation even when you want the split, but it is even more difficult when you thought everything was fine with the marriage. A devastating divorce brings up logistical challenges, such as figuring out who gets what, but it also means you have to deal with the emotional impacts.

3 situations that might signal the end of a marriage

There are many reasons why marriages don't work out and end in a divorce. The dynamics of the relationship can sometimes provide a clue about where the union is heading. There are a few basic schools of thought and feelings that might be disastrous.

A parenting marriage as a divorce alternative

When the intimacy between you and your spouse ceases, you might assume that you need to divorce. If you still love them, this might not be a pleasant thought. You do have a different option. You might choose a "parenting marriage" focused on the children that is void of physical intimacy.

Documented messaging might benefit co-parents

Dealing with a contentious ex when you have children together is a rough experience. One way that you might be able to reduce the amount of conflict with your ex is to use documented communication, such as messaging, that keeps track of everything that is said. This ensures that nobody can claim something was said when it wasn't, and it takes the guesswork out of trying to decipher what was agreed upon when there's a dispute.

Shared parenting law is benefiting Kentucky residents

Child custody matters have long been an issue viewed as one side against the other. A law that was implemented partially in 2017 and put fully into effect a year later in Kentucky is showing that this doesn't have to be the case. The state was the first in the country to implement a shared parenting law, which was considered the most popular law in Kentucky that year.

A do-it-yourself divorce isn't right for everyone

Divorces are considered common occurrences these days. But this doesn't mean that you don't need to take steps to protect yourself if you are going through a divorce. The legal end of a marriage is a big undertaking, so be sure that you know what to expect during the process. Some people may assume that divorce is easy and may want to save money by using a do-it-yourself method to get the petition filed. Anyone considering this option should take a closer look at the myths associated with a DIY divorce.

A workaholic might cause the end of their marriage

A workaholic is a person who focuses almost solely their career. This can make it difficult for them to have a meaningful relationship and might end up costing them their marriage. For the spouses of these individuals, living through the problems can be a huge challenge. In some cases, it might lead to divorce if the problems aren't addressed in a timely manner.

Prepare your single life with the decisions you make in divorce

Many things happen when you decide to divorce, but they aren't going to all impact you in the same way as another person. When you are going through this situation, you need to think carefully about what you are going to do because your emotional state can have some effects on how you are going to fare. We are here to help you explore the possibilities for your divorce.

Bringing an absent parent back into a child's life is challenging

When you go through a divorce, you have to think about how your children will interact with both parents. This is a difficult time for everyone, and there is a chance that one parent will become overwhelmed. They might end up running away from the situation while trying to adjust to their new way of life. Unfortunately, this usually has a negative impact on their children.

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