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Property division matters require carefully planning

When you are trying to divide assets during a divorce, you might come across some significant challenges. These will likely stem around the valuation of assets like retirement and investment portfolios. It is imperative that you have them valuated so that you can use the appropriate information during the division process. We know that this might seem like a big undertaking, but it is one that must be done, or you might make errors during the property division process.

Beware of behavior issues in children during divorce

A parent's divorce is a big adjustment for children. Going through a divorce can sometimes lead to kids acting out in uncommon ways. Trying to figure out what is going on and helping kids through their issues can be challenging for parents, but the kids need parental love and support now more than ever.

Think about what changes you need to make in custody for 2019

As the holidays approach, you are probably focused on making the season as special as you can for your children. There is one thing that you can do right now to help your children thrive in the upcoming year — review your child custody order to ensure that it still meets your child's needs. Handling these matters early is usually best, as it affords you the time to implement changes.

Tips to help you prepare for divorce before you file

The start of the year is a time when people tend to evaluate their life choices. If you are currently in an unhappy marriage, you might decide that you are ready to call it quits. Many people don't want to take this step at the holidays, especially if they have children so they might wait until after the first of the year. Preparing for this step is a good idea if you are going to file for divorce soon.

Modifications of support payments are sometimes necessary

Changes in life's circumstances sometimes require you to alter your budget. When you have a child support order in place, you might find that this obligation has become difficult to meet. Of course, you want to provide for your children, but the monthly amount may be too great for you to continue paying it each month as stated in the terms of your support order.

Reduce holiday stress by planning ahead for custody issues

Even parents who have been divorced for many years are probably looking for ways that they can take some of the stress out of the holiday season. Since child custody matters are a big source of stress during this time of year, parents who have a shared custody arrangement should take the time to plan properly right now. Going into the hustle and bustle knowing what to expect can be beneficial.

Newborns need unique parenting plan schedules

Parenting an infant isn't easy even under the best of circumstances. When you and the child's other parent aren't in a relationship any longer, you have to figure out how to let both parents spend time with the baby. This can be a real challenge just because of the logistics of caring for an infant.

Setting a parenting plan requires compromise

Children thrive with consistency. When their parents are going through a divorce, everything they've known seems to be changing. This is a difficult spot for these kids. You have to be prepared to help them with the adjustment if you and the other parent are ending the marriage. We are here to help you work out a child custody order that can help your children have the consistency they need.

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