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I'm Not Ready For This: How To Survive The Holidays When You're Going Through A Divorce

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The holidays can be difficult when you’re going through a divorce. They can be even worse if you have kids. Surviving the holidays during a divorce doesn’t have to be impossible. Here are four simple steps you can take to help you get through the holidays now that you’re divorcing. Plan Visitation Schedules in Advance There’s nothing worse than trying to figure out last minute visitation plans. Not only is it hard on you and your spouse, it’s also stressful for your child.…

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Don't Make These Bad Financial Moves During Your Divorce

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Making big decisions under stressful conditions is always a risky practice, and there are very few events more stressful than a divorce. Issues that involve custody, child support and visitation can often take precedence over financial issues, and it is understandable that emotionally-charged decisions like these get priority billing. When it comes to the following financial issues, however, it could pay long-lasting dividends to attend to them now. Read on to find out how to address these major financial moves in a better manner.…

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Same Sex Divorce When Children Are Involved: Determining Child Custody When There's Only One Birth Parent

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As the first state tolegalize same sex marriage on May 18, 2004, Massachusetts became a forerunner of what was to come in the next 12 years for the United States. Unfortunately, with the right to get married, same sex couples also have the right to get divorced. While prior to same sex marriages being federally recognized, child custody issues could work out badly for the non-birth parent. With same sex marriages now legal throughout the country, same sex couples are both allowed on a birth certificate, giving both parents equal rights to the children born of the marriage, regardless of who is the biological parent.…

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