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Parties to consider consulting during a complex divorce

When two people divorce or separate, they are ultimately the ones who will be most affected by the legal settlements they reach. That said, there are other parties who may participate in the process to help each side pursue the desired outcome. 

This is especially true when it comes to financial and property matters. 

Can we change our child support or custody orders?

Securing a child custody or child support order can provide critical protection and guidance for parents who are no longer together. However, these orders may only be helpful as long as everyone's circumstances remain the same.

In cases where the parental capabilities change or a child's needs change, it may be necessary to change these orders. 

4 benefits of a collaborative divorce

Divorce does not have to be the dramatic, courtroom event that pits one spouse against the other that many people imagine it to be. Choosing a collaborative approach to your divorce can help you avoid some or all of the most contentious aspects that can accompany litigated divorces.

Collaborative divorce is an alternative to a courtroom divorce. It allows parties to resolve divorce-related matters cooperatively and stay out of court. This approach has numerous benefits, including the following:

Parents: Don't make these mistakes if you relocate after divorce

Moving is a big event. And whether your move takes you across the city or to a different country, chances are good that you will have to do some planning before the move. This is especially crucial if you share parental responsibilities of your child.

Parental relocation can have a dramatic impact on current parenting arrangements. As such, it is important to approach the topic of relocation carefully and avoid the following missteps. 

Deciding how to divide personal property in a divorce

Take a minute and think about all the things you own. You probably start thinking about homes and cars you have, but also think about everything in your home, your garage and any storage facilities you might have. These items can be personal property subject to division in a divorce.

It can be easy to overlook these assets during a divorce, but parties will need to divide them. Below are some tips for how to approach the division of your personal property.

Managing the details of divorce: A surprising challenge

When people think about the difficulty of divorce, they often think of the myriad issues they must resolve. However, another challenge that many people face is simply staying organized. 

Divorce is a legal process, and as such, it involves a lot of details and paperwork. 

Understand your legal options. Make informed decisions. Contact the family law lawyers of Henderson Heinrichs LLP

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