When you finalized your divorce, you assumed that your forays into the courtroom environment were over for good. Unfortunately, like many divorcees, you face changed circumstances. Depending on your situation, it may be possible to change aspects of your divorce agreement. Keep reading to learn more about post-decree options in Minnesota:
Minnesota is home to many loving and capable parents. Some, however, fail to provide safe, loving homes for their children. In especially alarming situations, these parents' rights to care for their children may be taken away by the court in a proceeding known as "termination of parental rights." This action removes the formerly legal parent's ability to care for or make decisions on behalf of his or her child. Read on for valuable insight into parental right termination in Minnesota:
A variety of factors can impact response to divorce, but according to one survey, gender may be the most influential. Read on to learn how men and women respond to and reflect on the divorce experience and its aftermath.
You recently announced your divorce to your children, and now, your teen is irate. There's nothing unusual about anger during and immediately following divorce, but pre-existing mental health issues or other factors may cause the problem to spiral out of control. Keep an eye out for the following:
Co-parenting can be a serious headache, even if you enjoy an amicable relationship with your ex. Coordinating school papers, medical appointments, and kid-related obligations—on top of your own career and logistical needs—requires ace organizational skills. But what if you struggle on this front? Thankfully, technology can save the day. Ease your burden with one or more of these household apps:
Many couples pursue marriage counseling, but the need for emotional release doesn't end after you decide to end your relationship. Divorce therapy could help you communicate more effectively with your soon-to-be ex-spouse, thereby ensuring an amicable, expedient separation. Ready to give divorce therapy a whirl? You'll get out what you put in, so keep these essentials in mind as you prepare for your first session:
Republican lawmakers gathered shortly before Christmas to celebrate their crowning achievement of 2017: an overhaul of the United States tax system, including significant tax cuts for many Americans. For lawmakers, this marks a high point in a drawn-out effort, but for the rest of us, the process is just beginning. The legislation favors some more than others, and unfortunately, many divorcees may see their tax burden rise in the near future.
Alimony, property division, tax planning... the financial aspects of your divorce can cause undue stress and confusion. Unfortunately, the difficulties are far from over after you sign the final papers. Once you've addressed the immediate concerns of separation, it's time to think long-term. The sooner you adjust your estate plan, the sooner you can enjoy the closure that comes with a truly completed dissolution. Get started with these essential projects:
Some well-intentioned parents know their marriage is over, but they choose to wait “until the kids are older” before filing for divorce. Others separate later in life after a devastating revelation (such as the admission of an affair) or because the relationship just isn’t working anymore. Each divorce is different, but those involving adult children require special consideration. It’s easy to avoid sharing details about a divorce with little ones. But adult children will likely pepper you with questions and worries. How can you be forthcoming with them in a strategic, loving way?