Navigating the Waters of Divorce Is a Difficult and Tricky Journey for Families
Often there will be a period of time before the divorce that there could have been a reconciliation, but one or both of the people involved chose to no longer stay in the relationship.
Divorce is stressful especially on families with children because the big question is always who gets the kids.
Custody battles can continue for years and be a way for vindictive parents to continually hurt one another.
However, most parents will want to do what is best for their children in the long run and attempt to provide stable homes for them.
While this can be difficult if the parents choose to live in different states and have joint custody, it is possible.
Being a single mother is especially difficult because of the demands of working outside the home and balancing work demands with the full-time job of taking care of children.
This is why the non custodial parent is often required to pay child support, to help alleviate part of the financial burden of raising the children.
Alimony is not always granted in divorce cases, but can also help a single parent to be able to take better financial care of their children, or if the marriage produced no children, themselves until they get in a new relationship.
Hiring a good divorce lawyer makes a big difference in the outcome of divorce cases and women leaving relationships should be fully aware of that before they file for divorce.
Divorce is not a do it yourself project.