The decision to end a marriage is a decision made by parents, not children. Parents must remember that every choice they make during the divorce process affects their children. Children are the innocent parties in a divorce and if they had their choice they would like to see mommy and daddy together and happy. While parents cannot ensure that their children will come through their divorce unscathed, there are certain things that parents should be aware of and try to instill.
One of the toughest conversations that an engaged couple has is when one asks the other, "will you be willing to sign a prenuptial agreement?" Often times this question will lead to tears, mistrust, and anger, as the last event that an engaged couple wants to consider is the possibility of a divorce. Notwithstanding the result of the conversation, a prenuptial agreement is an important document, especially in the case of a second marriage when one or each of the parties have
Today, getting a divorce is not the same as it used to be. There are options today. In addition to the method that we all know so well, litigation, today there are also options such as mediation or collaborative law. Both mediation and collaborative law are methods of resolving your divorce matter outside the court system. Divorce Mediation Mediation involves a trained mediator who will assist you and your spouse to resolve your divorce between you. A mediator is a neutral
Prior to discussing divorce with anyone, there area certain considerations that should be thought about. Where do you want to live?....Do you want to remain in the house that you are presently residing in?... Where will the children reside?... Do we have assets and do I know about all of them?... Do we have debt and do I know about all of it?... Is there life insurance?... Do I know what my spouse earns?... Do I know what my expenses are? These are just some of the questions