It seems like nowadays, the millennial generation gets blamed for just about everything. Too many adult children living at home with their parents? Blame it on Millennials. The large unemployment rate? Blame it on Millennials. The slump in the economy? Blame it on Millennials.
Divorcees who have children, will inevitably have to deal with questions kids will have about what is going on. This is especially applicable to young children who are inherently curious and may feel out of place when their routines are broken on routine.
Most people already know that when it comes to common legal issues, every state has a law in place to help resolve matters. Take for example child support guidelines. Every state has its own set of rules that determine who should pay, how much and for how long. Few people, however, know just how different laws can differ between states.
A "collaborative divorce" sounds like an oxymoron. You are ending a marriage, how can it be collaborative? Isn't your spouse now the enemy? The answer: they don't have to be.
Marrying someone who already has kids isn't for everyone. But for those who choose to take on this challenge, the rewards are endless. Naturally, there are some things you've considered such as how your spouse's children will react to you. On the other hand, there may be some things you haven't thought about.
When a relationship involving children ends (by divorce, separation, whether with or without marriage), co-parenting becomes an issue.
Many of us have heard the phrases "money can't buy happiness" and "With more money comes more problems." These phrases underestimate the power that money actually does have in certain situations, like a divorce.