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Finding happiness in the middle of divorce

Philadelphia residents are aware that marriages can come to an end for various reasons. Some marriages just cannot work. Some couples split up because of violence in the home, others because of abandonment or infidelity. Though divorce may be in the best interest of everyone, the process is commonly laced with disputes, bitterness and pain. In fact, people tend to trap themselves in divorce battles with their soon-to-be former spouses as they tackle seemingly endless legal issues.

Fathers play important role after child custody settled

For decades, mothers have usually been granted custody of their children in the resolution of divorce cases. The role of fathers was typically overlooked in family courts because they were assumed to be less fit than the mothers in raising children. As time has gone by, though, fathers have become larger parts of their children's lives. Now Philadelphia fathers can seek shared parenting as part of a child-custody settlement that looks after the best interests of their children.

Helping Pennsylvania residents with child custody

A child custody dispute during divorce should be settled amicably for the best interests of the child. In the past, the majority of mothers gained the sole custody of the children, while the other parent was awarded visitation. Eventually, the gender equality became more balanced, enabling fathers to share the same rights that women have for the benefit of the children involved.

Kris Humphries' and Kim Kardashian's divorce is settled

In Philadelphia, local residents have either experienced or heard about divorce. Some of them may have experienced it firsthand, during childhood, or from talking to friends or relatives who went through divorce. The truth is that the process itself is not easy, depending on the circumstances. There are cases when spouses are dragged into a drawn out dispute until they finally reach an agreement.

Easing the pain of divorce: tips for Pennsylvania spouses

Divorce is becoming more and more common across the United States. People going through a divorce in Pennsylvania must address issues that include property division, spousal support, child custody and child support. As emotions run high, spouses often find themselves caught in seemingly endless dilemmas causing low self-esteem, confusion and pain.

Blaming one another often leads to divorce

Unfortunately, marriage is not always happiness and smiles. All marriages present challenges to the couple; sometimes those challenges are insurmountable and sometimes they can be overcome. There are several reasons why a marriage may come to an unexpected, bitter end. For residents of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, divorce may involve multiple issues like property division, alimony and child custody.

Mother's actions reinforce court decision in child-custody case

Divorce often brings bitter feelings and ugly behavior. Sometimes these feelings and behaviors result in disputes that determine child-custody arrangements and reinforce initial court decisions.

Kim Kardashian seeks quick trial for divorce

Sometimes, couples who are moving toward dissolution of marriage are able to do it in a peaceful and cooperative manner. Pursuing divorce with mutual trust and understanding, if possible, is generally helpful for couples, children and extended family. Couples may be able to amicably settle the matter by mediation, if possible; they may also want to avoid protracted and potentially costly litigation. Pennsylvania family laws provide various options for divorce.

Telling the child about the divorce is important

Children often feel responsible for their parents' divorce and may live with the feeling of guilt for being responsible for the divorce. Often, the parents don't discuss their divorce with the children, assuming that they will figure out the reason for the divorce on their own.

Securing financial assets while seeking divorce

Going through a bad relationship is never easy. Most couples in Pennsylvania agree that divorce involves a lot of emotional stress. Along with the emotional factor, financial security is also on the minds of divorcing couples. Pre- and post-nuptial agreements are effective methods to reduce the stress of property division between separating couples.

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