Issues of child custody and child support often play a prominent role in divorce cases and the divorce court's decisions determine how and when parents get to see their children. Even the most conscientious divorcing parents consider how divorce is unhealthy for children and will cause them to be angry and sad.
However, a divorce study found divorce may not affect children as negatively as was once believed. Children whose parents are filing for divorce may actually have opportunities that kids with married parents miss out on.
An article in East Valley Living described how one divorced mom created a schedule book for her daughter that allowed the girl and both her parents to keep track of her many activities. With the number of extracurricular activities many kids are involved in these days, school-aged children may possibly be exposed to what some consider divorce benefits.
An estimated 40 million American families are living apart these days. Knowing that you and your children can benefit in divorce during a difficult transition can help you make the most of your new life.
A divorce lawyer near you can help offer advice on negotiating a divorce that isn't too unhealthy for your children. Get legal advice to see how you and your spouse can work together to try a child friendly divorce. Call 877-349-1310 or fill out a divorce case review form to connect with a local divorce attorney. Learn how you can protect your interests, while working with your spouse to provide for your children in divorce.
The above summary of children and divorce is by no means all-inclusive and is not legal advice. For the latest information on divorce issues, speak to a divorce attorney in your area.