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Answers to Important Child Support and Tax Questions

It can be challenging to navigate the process of divorce and one of the most important aspects of this process is child support. Child custody, visitation, and child support are all done in the best interests of the child or children. It is critical for everyone to have a firm understanding of child support and the implications that these payments can have on someone’s taxes. With this in mind, there are a few common questions that people have when it…

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When is Filing for Divorce the Best Decision for You and the Kids?

How do I know if divorce is the right decision? Making the agonizing decision to divorce or not involves a variety of factors, but none weigh heavier than the potential effects of divorce on kids. If you’re worried about going through a divorce with kids, it may put your mind at ease to know that divorce may be the best possible decision you can make. Research has found that conflict in your marriage may affect your child more negatively than…

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Kids of Divorce are Speaking Out. Here’s What They Have to Say

Although a marriage should last a lifetime, sometimes unavoidable circumstances can lead to divorce. The late Nora Ephron once said that marriages come and go but divorce is forever. Dealing with a divorce that doesn’t involve kids is relatively easy compared to the one in which kids are involved. While you can move on swiftly and find another partner, your kids will always be tied to you and your ex-husband/wife. If you ask any child in the midst of a…

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5 Concerns from Kids of Divorce and What You Can Do to Help

Kids that have experienced their parents getting a divorce grow up to be resilient and learn to see life’s challenges from a different perspective. At first, they may experience social anxiety and worry about dropping grades, not receiving moral support from both parents, and loss of companionship from mom or dad.  Different kids handle divorce differently and knowing your kids well should be the first step before you book them in for counseling. During this period, it’s important that you know what’s…

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How to Manage a Shared Family Calendar

Your child’s extracurricular activities serve as an important way to instill perseverance, dedication, and dependability. This applies to many different aspects of your child’s life including school events and church involvement as well as after-school sports, training, and rehearsals. As parents, it is our job to make sure our kids get to where they need to be, on-time. Even though it may be challenging, it is essential for both parents to acknowledge the significance of following through with their children’s…

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