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February 2018 Archives

Take care of yourself before jumping into the dating scene

The period after a divorce is a time of self reinvention. You can decide the direction of your life and start to move forward toward the goals that you have set for yourself. As time progresses, you might find that you are ready to start dating again. This is a joyous and frightening time for most people.

Put your children first when you are working on custody issues

Child custody cases don't have to be complicated, especially if you and your ex are willing and able to work together to come up with the terms of the agreement. Many people don't realize just how difficult it can be to have to work closely with an ex in a child custody case. For some people, such as those who have gone through a contentious divorce, this can be almost impossible.

Adopted children can suffer when parents divorce

When parents adopt a child, they agree that they are going to care for that child until the child reaches adulthood. In most cases, parents don't think about what is going to happen if they divorce while the adopted child is still living at home. This is actually a very troubling situation that can be a challenge to deal with.

4 reasons a legal separation is important

Divorce is usually a long and complicated process. It can sometimes take months to complete the entire ordeal. For most people, the process starts when one spouse or the other moves out of the marital home. Unfortunately, if your husband moves out of your house in Visalia, it does not necessarily mean that your separation is legal.

Finding the right plan for your family law matter

We recently discussed adopting a teen and some of the challenges that come along with that. While this is certainly something that will apply to some families, there are many other family law issues that families might have to handle. It is imperative that you take the time to learn about what legal options you have when a family law matter creeps up.

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