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February 2017 Archives

How to resolve divorce disputes

It is very common for divorcing couples in New York to argue and dispute details about their situations with their soon-to-be ex-partners. Separating couples who learn how to manage their disagreements without getting the courts involved can minimize the impact of the situation on their lives. When there are children involved, couples should work towards minimizing the effects of the situation on them. Divorces are not always easy, states U.S. News & World Report. However, they are often easier to resolve when both partners are on the same page.

A prenup might not be romantic, but it makes good sense

Many people believe that romance, love and happiness epitomize a wedding. Why would you want to sully those emotions by asking your betrothed to sign a prenuptial agreement? Simply put, a prenup settles certain financial issues between you and your soon-to-be spouse that could come up in the event of a divorce. It might help to think of it as an insurance policy - you buy insurance with the hope that you never need it.

Financial mistakes that can lead to divorce

Many people in New York do not give much consideration to their spending and saving habits before they get married. Conflicting financial behaviors can lead to crucial mistakes and financial difficulty. Financial matters are a leading source of stress in many marriages that can ultimately tip the scales in favor of divorce.

Benefits of divorce for kids

With so much emphasis being given to the negative impact of divorce on children, not many people in New York are aware of the positive effects of the situation. Former partners are not the only ones who can benefit from divorces, their children can too. Separations are usually draining on all members of the family. With spouses so focused on their own needs during the separation, it becomes easy for them to overlook those of their children.

What is an uncontested divorce?

Getting divorced is not always as easy as it seems for many couples in New York. Separating spouses who can remain amicable and agree on important matters, such as the division of assets, child custody, visitation and other concerns may benefit from an uncontested divorce. Uncontested separations can be very beneficial for couples. It allows them to keep the details of their divorces private. According to Livestrong, trials are not necessary for uncontested divorces. It also allows them to speed up the legal process to help minimize the effects on their children and themselves.