Child support modification: These tips will help

Are you expected to pay child support each month? Have you come to find that you’re unable to comfortably make payments as the result of a major change in your life’s circumstances? In the meantime, you need to do whatever it takes to make your payments in full. If this isn’t possible, send as much money as you can manage until you are able to get back onto your financial feet again. But you should be aware that you might have an option available to lower your monthly child support obligations. There is no guarantee that the court will approve a child support modification, but that shouldn’t stop you from taking action. If this is something you need to improve your financial situation, here are some steps to take: Act quickly to avoid arrearages from accruing. If you think you need a child support modification you shouldn’t wait a single … Continue reading Child support modification: These tips will help

Children of divorcing parents have rights, too

Adults going through divorce are often preoccupied with their own agendas and rights. When you have children, you must think beyond yourself and prioritize your children. They have rights that you need to remember and respect when you are going through a divorce. There are many things that you have to consider when kids are put in this position. They didn’t ask for the divorce, but they have to deal with the impacts. Here are some of the rights you need to respect while you are divorcing: Right to see extended family members Just because you are divorcing doesn’t mean that your children should be forbidden from seeing extended family members. Cousins, grandparents, aunts, uncles and other family members are still important for children so find ways to allow them to keep these relationships strong. You should also encourage the relationship between your child and your ex. A child custody … Continue reading Children of divorcing parents have rights, too