When you and your spouse both make good money, it can make it harder to imagine going through divorce. After all, if you divorce, your income will decrease significantly. Even if you both make six figures, there will be a drop in how much you have available to you.
Trying to help a toddler adjust to changes in a routine can be hard, but it isn't impossible. As parents who are splitting up, you may not be sure of the best way to provide for your child. Is it a good idea to live separately and to transfer them back and forth? Is it possible to use your home as a "nest" and to share it with your ex-spouse while maintaining your own separate apartments for days when you don't have custody?
When you're divorcing with children, it can be complicated, even if they're older. In some ways, it's more complicated to divorce with older kids because they have more say in what happens.
Spousal maintenance is another way to say alimony. Alimony is a type of support paid to one spouse following the end of a marriage.
With prenuptial agreements, there are some things you can and cannot do. One of the things you're unable to do is to include your child's custody plan ahead of time.
You were surprised when your ex-spouse announced that they were going to move for a new job opportunity. They already have a good job where they are, and you can't imagine what it would be like for your children to find out that the other parent is leaving.
You've always wanted to be married, and your wedding was the day you always imagined it would be. Life has changed since then, though, and you're worried that your marriage is not able to be saved.
There are situations in which neither parent is going to have the time to provide care for their child after a divorce. Instead of a two-parent system where one parent might work part-time or the parents may have schedules that don't conflict, divorced parents often find themselves working similar hours or days. If there's no way around that, it can mean that the children need care from a third party.
One interesting thing to read about is how where you live and the people you're around could influence your relationship. A March 4 news article describes the divorce rates of the United States and where they're the highest.
Teachers sometimes get caught in the middle of custody disputes between parents. As a parent, it's important for you to understand that any teacher involved in your child's life is going to be on your child's side, not yours or your ex-spouse's.