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Is joint-custody advantageous for children?

Whether you have recently filed for divorce or you are considering entering into the process, there are a myriad of factors that must be negotiated. Divorce can be overwhelming and emotional, especially when there are children involved. It may be difficult for you and your spouse to determine what type of parenting arrangement will work best for the children. Traditionally, children are put in the sole-custody of one parent, while the non-custodial parent has visitation periodically throughout the month. Studies show, however, that children may fair better in a joint-custody situation, where they spend a significant amount of time with both parents.

How can I deal with depression after divorce?

If you’ve recently gone through a divorce in Ohio, you may be feeling depressed about your situation. Even if it’s only a temporary feeling, it’s important that you take the right steps to manage your emotions to ensure you’re able to get back to the things you enjoy most. Healthline explains what you can do about post-divorce depression.

New year’s resolutions for the newly single or separated

Whether you are recently separated or divorced in Ohio, life is changing. The start of a new year is an ideal opportunity to clean up loose ends and move forward. The Law Offices of Saia & Piatt, Inc can help you navigate the complex areas of divorce, custody and spousal support so that you can focus on the life ahead of you.

How can we avoid issues with custody during the holidays?

As if a divorce in Ohio is not hard enough, the challenges that come with sharing custody of your children make the situation even more difficult. This is especially true when it comes to the holiday season. This time of year is stressful on its own but add in the struggles to ensure everyone gets times with the children and it can be a very hectic time for everyone. There are some things you can do to help make it go more smoothly and reduce the stress.

How can I navigate conflict over the holidays?

If you’ve recently gone through a divorce in Ohio, you may be dreading the holidays. Many families experience conflict during this time of year, which can be stressful for both you and your kids. In this case, VeryWellMind.com offers the following advice on how you can mitigate holiday conflict.

What is an annulment?

Divorce is a common means by which an Ohio couple may choose to dissolve a marriage that is not working. A less common way of dissolving a marriage, which is only available under certain circumstances, is to obtain an annulment.

How can I bounce back financially after a divorce?

It’s no secret that divorce can be expensive. As a result, many divorcing couples in Ohio find themselves in a precarious financial state once the dust settles. Not only might you lose half of your assets, you’ll also be responsible for legal fees and child support if you’re the non-custodial parent. It is possible to bounce back from divorce however, as illustrated by these tips from Entrepreneur.

How to a tell if a loved one is incapable of providing self-care

It’s a sad fact of life that the natural aging process can diminish a person’s capabilities. If you notice this happening to a loved one, it may be time to consider the next steps into home health care or even assisted living. Caring.com urges you to look for the following signs if you’re concerned an elderly relative can no longer accomplish every day chores and tasks.

How to help young kids cope after a divorce

Divorce can be extremely tough on kids as well as parents. This is particularly true of very young children, who often lack the coping mechanisms to deal with the aftermath of a marital separation. In this case, it’s up to you to help your kids navigate their emotions after a divorce, which will help facilitate a smoother transition towards your new family dynamic.

What you can do if your ex refuses to pay child support

It’s no secret that caring for a child is expensive. That’s why it’s crucial that the non-custodial parent provides financial assistance to his or her child after a divorce. However, in some cases these payments are never made, which can greatly impact a child’s well-being. Accordingly, U.S. News & World Report offers guidance on what you can do if your ex stops making child support payments.

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