The age at which Americans are deciding to get married is constantly increasing. Some legal analysts suggest that spouses may be holding off on getting married because they want to focus on their careers early on.
One of the most difficult things for parents to do is to work out the child custody issues if they go through a divorce. This is partly because they probably both want to spend as much time with the kids as they can.
If you are a parent who is divorced and sharing custody of your minor children with your ex, the holiday custody schedule can resemble a nightmare scenario if that parent refuses to be flexible. It’s a given that both of you want to spend time with the kids over the holidays. This can be accomplished, but a little flexibility can ...
Stories of divorced parents (and even the new spouses of those divorced parents) working as a team to raise their children are becoming more common these days. You may, naturally, hope that your post-divorce parenting situation will be the same. Unfortunately, people who are divorcing a narcissist might not ever see that type of cooperation.
Divorce is a relatively common occurrence for modern American families. While divorce rates overall may be lower now than they were a few years ago, there is still a significant number of marriages that will end in dissolution rather than in death.
If you tell someone who is engaged that they should consider a prenuptial agreement, they may just raise their eyes in concern and ask you if you think their marriage is doomed to fail. This is the knee-jerk reaction that a lot of people have, especially in the older generations, when prenups were not all that well accepted.
Parents who are going through a divorce often have trouble finding a balance with their new parenting duties. Unfortunately, some parents have to deal with the other’s attempts to sabotage their relationship with their child.
You have an estate plan set in stone, and you feel confident that every last penny and piece of property will go the right place. But when it comes time for important questions about your healthcare, does your planning have all the answers?