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July 2017 Archives

Child custody and the best interests of the child standard

Child custody is one of those family law issues that is never truly resolved. Whether you are preparing for divorce, figuring out parenting time with your child's other parent, or seeking to either obtain more parenting time or restrict your child's other parent's visitation, you are in for a potentially contentious battle. These confrontations arise, obviously, because each side holds different beliefs with regard to what they think is best for their children. However, when parents are unable to resolve these matters on their own, a judge will be left to decide child custody and visitation.

Divorce becoming more acceptable amongst Americans

Many Americans are in troubled marriages. Whether financial hardships have damaged the underlying relationship between spouses, infidelity has collapsed any trust, or the couple has simply grown apart, many of these individuals find themselves considering divorce. Although this act was once considered a taboo step to take and was even seen as morally reprehensible, it has now found more acceptability in our society.

Roseville firm helping Californians through divorce

If you are going through a divorce or are considering initiating the process, then you've probably got a lot on your mind. You might worry about your financial future, your emotional well-being, and the effect marriage dissolution may have on your children. These are all legitimate concerns. However, if you are able to navigate the divorce process successfully, meaning that you protect your rights, obtain that to which you are entitled, and end the marriage in a legally sound way, then you can obtain the new start in life that you, and perhaps your children, need and deserve.

Routine and consistency help children adjust to two homes

It goes without saying that after you divorce, your children may feel uneasy. You and your ex-spouse will need to reassure your offspring that although you are now living apart, you are still their parents and you will always love them. You will probably have to prove this frequently.

How to talk about a prenuptial agreement

Marriage is, of course, about love, friendship, and companionship. But it is also about finances. When couples decide to tie the knot, they oftentimes intertwine their assets and liabilities, which can significantly complicate matters should the relationship sour. Property division and alimony disputes can leave couples in bitter fights that can go from their home to the negotiating table and into court.

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