Even in the friendliest of divorce cases, there is really no such thing as a simple divorce case. This is even more true when there are children involved. When parents end their marriage, it is crucial that they do so in a way that has the least amount of negative impact on their children.
Being able to continue to co-parent can give kids the reassurance that the decision to divorce is not about them, but was a decision made by adults concerning adult issues.
That said, there are still important issues regarding your kids that must be decided when you get divorced. These issues play a critical role in the future of your kids and deserve to be given individualized attention. Common, and often times complex, issues that arise when parties with children, divorce include:
- Custody, visitation, and support
- Who pays for college
- What to do when you have a child with special needs
- How to handle parental alienation
In some of these instances you are able to notice a potential problem more quickly than others. For instance, if your child begins to withdraw during social settings, it might be time to take action.
The sooner you address an issue the more likely you are to reach a satisfactory result. In issues where kids are concerned, the old adage "an ounce of prevention" really is the best advice. You also must take special care to partner with a qualified and compassionate family law attorney, to ensure the best interests of your kids are taken into consideration.
These are some examples of what you might experience in your case, but the specifics of your case are unique to you. We offer an individualized approach, and work with you to develop a strategy that meets your needs. Contact our office today for answers to the questions that matter most to you.