How to Effectively Co-Parent During Divorce

Co-parenting is a skill, and like any skill, it can always be improved upon. One of the most common areas that divorced or divorcing parties can improve is with respect to communication. In regards to communication about children, parents should exchange all important information. For example, if someone is sick or injured; if there is a school project that needs to be done; or if a child is upset about something. When in Doubt, It Is Better to Share Information Sometimes there is an issue of how you are going to communicate with your spouse. It can often be difficult for people to verbally communicate with each other during the divorce process. While verbal communication [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00May 8, 2019|Co Parenting|

Keeping Your Kids out of Your Divorce

Father comforts a sad child. Problems in the family While concerns regarding your children may be utmost on your mind, children suffer when they literally become the center of the divorce process. Having divorced parents does not mean a child is not entitled to have a positive relationship with both of them. No matter how angry or bitter the parents may feel toward each other, expressing that anger to their children will hurt them, as well. When clients ask me for an appropriate way to explain their divorce to their children, I tell them the first thing to consider is the age of the children. Generally, the younger the child, the less he/she [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00June 6, 2017|Matrimonial Divorce Law|
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