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4 Benefits of Shared Parenting

[ad_1] With all of the recent legislative victories that support shared parenting as a legal standard in the United States, it is important to remember the equality that these types of decisions stand for. These decisions mark the importance of both parents in the lives of their shared children and state that the legal presumption of custody is shared, giving both of them custodial rights and parenting time. States like Kentucky have passed bills creating temporary joint custody and equal parenting time presumptions, and states like Florida, Kansas, Illinois and Michigan have discussed similar laws. These changes enable parents to become more...

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How Therapy Can Benefit Children Of Divorce

[ad_1] How divorce affects children of divorce is well documented. Although the amount of parental conflict kids are exposed to is more harmful than the actual event of divorce, the fact is that dealing with divorce is difficult. Your kids need your support now more than ever. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to help offset the effects of divorce on children, but you only have so much power. Depending on how your kids react, it might be worth enlisting the help of a counselor or therapist to aid in their divorce recovery. It might be worth enlisting the...

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Avoid “Good Cop, Bad Cop” Parenting After Divorce

[ad_1] After a divorce, your children may look at both of their parents through a slightly different lens, depending on your behavior and the behavior of your co-parent. With how often you, as a parent, look to mitigate the emotional impact of the divorce through distractions and tactics designed to promote a more positive atmosphere, it can be challenging to parent bad behavior. Depending on the child custody situation, you may have a lot of parenting time with your child, where you are able to keep their emotions and behavior in check, or you may have to trust that your co-parent...

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Maintaining Communication With Children Of Divorce

[ad_1] Question: My two children both live with their mother and are really struggling with separation anxiety post-divorce. I have read about the challenges children of divorce face and want to make sure my ex and I work together to effectively co-parent to help them through this transition. I purchased a cellphone for them to use to communicate with me, but my ex has expressed that more than two calls per week is too much. Recently, she took the phone away from my oldest child and told me he is not allowed to have it at her house so I should quit...

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Am I Required to Pay Extra Money for School Costs?

[ad_1] Question: Am I required to pay extra money for school costs like after school activities? Also, can child support be changed if my ex-spouse gets a raise?Answer: Oklahoma attorney Colby C. Pearce I do not practice law in your state. Therefore, I cannot inform you as to the specific laws of your state, but I can provide you with general tips in divorce. The purpose of child support is to cover necessities of life, such as clothing, housing, and food. The items you listed are typically not covered under the child support orders in a decree of dissolution of marriage or paternity action....

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The Unexpected Factors That Drive Up The Cost Of Divorce

[ad_1] There are many questions that run through your head as you are preparing for divorce. One thing everyone wants to know is what the final cost of divorce will end up being. It turns out that is a loaded question and is practically impossible to answer. The reason it is so difficult to determine how much your divorce will cost is because every case is unique. On the Internet, you will find the average cost of divorce listed anywhere from $4,000 to $15,000 or more, which will vary depending on whether it is a contested divorce or a more amicable...

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Study Examines the Positives of Parental Divorce

[ad_1] The struggles of a child of divorce can leave parents wondering about the challenges their child may face. They worry about how the adjustment of not having both parents under the same roof will affect them, as well as how much they may have been exposed to during moments of marital discord. Many studies have focused on the negative effects of experiencing a parental divorce. Some studies suggest that a child’s future relationships can be negatively impacted by parental divorce. Additionally, children of divorce can sometimes experience separation anxiety, when they are away from a parent. They have the potential of...

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6 Tips To Help Children Of Divorce Coping With Change

[ad_1] Children of divorce do not have it easy. Even in amicable breakups, the effects of divorce on children can be substantial. Research shows these children face numerous physical and mental health risks. Since the circumstances of every divorce are so unique, how divorce affects children will vary from child to child, but various studies show kids from divorced families are more likely to suffer health problems, have a higher risk of premature death, and tend to have more emotional and behavioral problems. Psychologists have generally found that children of divorce also are more likely to get divorced themselves later in life.  It...

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‘Putting Dad Back Together’: Recovering from Parental Alienation

[ad_1] When a child looks at their parent in the same way that their ex-spouse may look at them, it can be devastating. The raw emotions without the knowledge of what may have actually occurred between the two parents and why the targeted parent may not be  around as often as the child would like, can shatter a parent, making them feel like all is lost in their relationship with their child. With all of the studies related to parental alienation furthering the need for awareness, it is important to keep in mind the needs of the individual parent. They are...

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4 Ways To Protect Children Of Divorce From Parental Conflict

[ad_1] Children of divorce are forced to cope with all sorts of change. The divorce process significantly alters their family dynamic and can complicate the relationship they have with their mom and dad. Although research indicates children of divorce face physical and mental health risks, it is actually the parental conflict they are exposed to during the course of the divorce that causes harm rather than the actual event of the breakup. In a way, this should be encouraging for divorcing parents, because it means they have a way of protecting their children and making this transition easier for them. Although you...

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