There's a reason couples are often described as being "young and in love." It's exactly how you felt when you got married. However, that feeling did not last. Now, even though you're still under 30, you think it may be time for a divorce.
Divorces often come with negative feelings between the people involved. There are some instances in which the parties simply realize that they aren't compatible any longer and decide to end the marriage. They still want to remain friends. You might realize that staying friends is actually a good idea, especially if you have children together. In these cases, working on making that happen might be beneficial.
As the holiday season approaches, parents who are going through their first year after a divorce might find that they are facing some new challenges. You might notice that your children don't seem like they are handling things well all of a sudden. The impending holidays that are clustered together might be the cause of this. Some kids might not know what to expect now that their parents aren't together any longer.
Most people don't decide to divorce in a split-second. Instead, there is a lot of thought that goes into the decision. If you are still in the stage of trying to determine whether divorce is right for you or not, you need to ensure that you consider some basic points.
One of the most difficult things for parents to deal with is trying to bond with their children after a divorce. There are often circumstances that the kids can't understand, especially when they are young. Misperceptions can lead to them feeling insecure with the new arrangement. Some may even blame one parent more than the other for the divorce.
For an optimum outcome, there are certain things that both you and your family law attorney can, and should, do. Whether you are getting divorced or haggling over joint custody or community property, litigants have both rights and responsibilities — and so do their attorneys.