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September 2016 Archives

How can I maintain a relationship with my noncustodial children?

If your ex-spouse in New York has been awarded custodial custody of your kids, you may be wondering how you can still maintain a healthy relationship with them. As challenging as co-parenting can be, noncustodial parents often face bigger obstacles than their custodial counterparts.

Handling insurance policies in the event of a divorce

Couples who are in the midst of a divorce in New York find themselves facing a variety of issues that require their immediate attention. Among them is determining how to handle their insurance policies. While the courts are in charge of dividing marital assets, issues regarding insurance policies are best-taken care of by the former spouses themselves.

A checklist for finding a lawyer to draw up a prenup

It may seem like a mixed marriage since he's a surgeon and she's an OB/GYN, but it has worked out good so far and they've set a date. As scientists, financial acumen may not be a strong suite, but it now appears that both are on track for financially robust careers. One difference is that he comes from a wealthy family with an extensive financial portfolio, while she is more middle class with a fair amount of student loan debt from medical school.

How can I make divorce less challenging for my kids?

If you are in the process of finalizing your divorce in New York, you may be wondering how you can make the process less challenging and stressful for your children. Your kids may be struggling to deal with all of the changes this situation has brought into their lives. As a result, they may be shells of their former selves.

Divorce and men’s health

Spouses who are going through a divorce in New York may already be aware of how their situation affects everyone in their household. However, many men may not be aware of how much of an impact their separation plays on their health. Traditionally, women are portrayed as less resilient and more emotionally vulnerable and fragile than men. However, The Huffington Post states that negative life events, such as bereavement, divorce, war and bankruptcy are often perceived by men as psychologically damaging and traumatic.

How can I cope with parental alienation?

If you are going through a divorce in New York and you are a victim of parental alienation, you may be wondering how you can cope with the situation. It is important for you to understand that your children’s negative and alienating behavior is not necessarily going to resolve in a short amount of time or on its own. You need to also understand that parental alienation is not a normal consequence of divorce. There are actions you can take to improve your relationship with your children.