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Helping children through the holidays following divorce

A change in the routine of children can have a significant impact on them. In the case of a divorce in Missouri, children are often left to transition back and forth between homes and, in some cases, adjust to a new school. Unfortunately, even when parents have seemingly come to agreement on many of the issues surrounding the end of marriage, they may still experience conflict over how their children will spend the holidays. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the chances of conflict and ensure that the time is filled with positive experiences with both sides of their family.

Helping children cope with the aftermath of a divorce

Any parent in Missouri would likely agree that major changes in a child's life have the potential of creating stress for the child. This is certainly true when a child's parents are going through a divorce. Fortunately, parents can take steps to help children through this transition.

Dividing assets during a Missouri divorce

Most people in Missouri would agree that the end of a marriage is a difficult time for all involved. However, the longer a couple has been together, the more time-consuming and complicated it can be to extricate their lives and divide the assets they have accumulated. Because of this, many who are going through a divorce turn to experienced family law attorneys, such as the team of dedicated legal professionals at Grant, Miller & Smith, LLC.

Billionaire couple must sell art during divorce proceedings

Many couples in Missouri who spend years together acquire a variety of different assets. While some people may automatically think of retirement funds and real estate, assets can also include valuable collectibles, such as an art collection. In fact, such a collection is a point of contention for one couple in another state who is going through a divorce.

The complications of owning a business while seeking a divorce

Many people in Missouri work hard to build successful businesses. Often simultaneously, they are building their lives with their spouse and children. In some cases, they may not fully realize what impact a divorce can have on a business in the event the marriage should end.

Working toward successful co-parenting after divorce

When two people in Missouri choose to marry, they do so with the intention of spending the rest of their lives together. Often, they also choose to have children together. Despite their best intentions for their future, romantic relationships fall apart. Even though it is difficult to do so, those with children must continue to co-parent together even after a divorce.

What does an uncontested divorce look like in Missouri?

Many people in Missouri operate under the belief that the end of a marriage is also filled with contention and anger. Because of this, they often assume that the divorce process is always a bitter battle. While the time surrounding the end of a romantic relationship is a big transition, many couples are able to work together to make the change more peaceful.

How to cope with a gray divorce

Regardless of when a Missouri couple chooses to end their marriage, there are a variety of different decisions that must be made, typically while also dealing with the emotional ramifications of such a major life event. This can be especially true for those who are going through a gray divorce -- that is, the end of a marriage that occurs later in life -- because of the potential implications on retirement. Despite this, many people who choose to end their marriage later in life are able to focus on how the choice will improve their future happiness.

Working through the divorce process in Missouri

When people in Missouri choose to marry, they do so with the intention that they will spend the rest of their lives with the person with whom they are exchanging vows. As such, they often spend a great deal of time planning the rest of their lives with that person. Changes in those plans, among the other emotional and financial aspects, often make the divorce process a difficult one for a variety of different people.

Overcoming divorce misconceptions to seek a happier life

Many people in Missouri say their wedding vows with the full intention of spending the rest of their lives together. In that moment, they are likely full of love, happiness and hope for the future. Unfortunately, life -- including job pressures, health issues and the impact of raising children -- can often change people in ways such that they are no longer the same person who walked down the aisle years earlier. Despite being in a marriage that is no longer compatible, some people may choose to stay in an unhappy relationship because of certain misconceptions associated with the divorce process.

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