Divorcing with Children

Getting a divorce is the farthest from easy. Unfortunately, if children are involved, it makes the process a bit more difficult. Children may not understand why their parents are deciding to separate, move out, and pursue different lives. There are many different aspects to consider when getting a divorce. A few main things to consider are as followed:

  • How attached the children are to each parent;
  • Other traumatic losses that may have impacted the children;
  • The home environment and how it affects the children; and
  • Where the children will live throughout the divorce and after the divorce is finalized, among others.

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Custody Rulings After A Divorce or Separation

Divorce proceedings can be complicated, especially when there are children involved. Generally, the terms of a divorce or separation are decided by the parents on behalf of the child(ren), such as where they will live and attend school, as well as what religious beliefs (if any) will be practiced. If both parties cannot come to an agreement about the terms of custody, the court will be required to step in to make the final decisions.
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