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Emphasizing on the best interests of the child

Life doesn't always go as planned. We move, change jobs, lose jobs, suffer the loss of a loved one and even experience a marriage ending. Even though most parents in California intend to stay together, some find divorce to be the better option for them. Although it might be best for them, divorcing parents need to understand how the process impacts children and what to do if they find themselves embroiled in a child custody dispute.

Helping you develop a workable child custody agreement

Like most parent sin California, spending time with their children is sacred. From birth until adulthood, these are the times major memories are formed, and parents are able to make a significant impact on the lives of their children. Unfortunately, divorce can disrupt this process. When parents part their ways, it can be very difficult on the children involved. It is not only a major change going from one home to two homes, but it is also challenging that they will only see each parent for a specified amount of time each week or month.

Signs mediation is right for you and signs that it isn't

When you decide to divorce, there are several options available. For example, you can choose litigation, collaborative law or mediation. Each process comes with its own set of requirements, benefits and negative aspects. It is important to examine each option and determine which one is right for you and your specific situation.

Why divorcing couples should consider collaborative law divorce

There are many potential benefits of a collaborative law divorce. The idea of divorce may create feelings of trepidation and leave spouses feeling overwhelmed. They may be concerned about divorce related fights, acrimony and conflicts litigated in family law court. There are many stereotypes associated with the divorce process, however, there are also options available to help couples make the process as painless and amicable as possible.

Helping you decide which divorce method is best for you

Deciding to divorce is not an easy choice to make. Even more so, it is challenging to determine how best to approach this process. Thus, it become imperative that divorcing couples understand how they can approach the process and what mechanisms they can utilize to reach the best outcome possible.

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