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April 2018 Archives

Filing for divorce with PTSD

On this blog, we have covered many facets of the divorce process. It is important to keep in mind that each family's case is unique and an individualized approach is important if you are preparing to split up with your spouse. Moreover, there are a number of considerations that are unique to military families who are working through the divorce process. For example, you or your spouse may be struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder, in which case you may need to be particularly cautious as you move through the divorce. There are different ways in which PTSD can complicate the end of a marriage, and it is important to be prepared.

Taking a look at bird's nest custody arrangements

When it comes to the custody of children, there are a number of potential outcomes parents may anticipate. For example, a parent may worry about his or her ability to have shared custody or even visitation rights. However, there are certain unique situations as well, such as "bird's nest" custody arrangements. A bird's nest custody arrangement places emphasis on the child, allowing them to stay in their family home while parents alternate living in the family home and elsewhere. Depending on your circumstances, it could be a good idea to examine this option.

Paying child support after the loss of your job

All sorts of legal problems related to children can arise when parents decide to split up, from custody issues to problems with child support. Whether you have anxiety about how much child support you will need to pay or you are currently unable to fulfill your obligations, child support can be incredibly stressful. Moreover, certain difficulties may arise that can make it even more difficult for parents to stay current on the child support they owe, such as the loss of a job.