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Planning to file for divorce after the holidays?

The holiday season is here. As families throughout Virginia are planning their festivities, some are planning for afterwards as well. History suggests that the months following the holiday season are some of busiest for those who have decided to file for divorce. Many will hold off filing during the holiday season and look forward to filing soon afterwards. While looking at recipes and menus, some are also looking at assets and the best way to divide them.

Easing the transition for children following a divorce

Parents in Virginia and across the country are often willing to go to great lengths to protect their children. While some may even be willing to stay in an unhappy marriage, for many it becomes obvious that staying in a dysfunctional relationship is not in the best interest of anyone involved. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the stress that children feel as the family navigates through the divorce process.

Choosing to divorce after 50 in Virginia

Most people in Virginia would likely agree that marriage is sometimes difficult and often requires a significant amount of work. Having children can often create additional stress. However, many people might assume that after children are grown the couple has "made it." Contrary to this, many couples are choosing to divorce after the age of 50.

Slash and ex-wife settle divorce

For many couples, the decision to end their marriage comes only after a great deal of thought and consideration. Unfortunately, the decision to divorce is only the first in a series that must be made before couples in Virginia and across the country can move on with the rest of their lives. In fact, it took Guns & Roses' guitarist and his ex-wife Perla Ferrar a great deal of negotiation before they were able to come to an agreement on asset distribution.

Preparing for a Virginia divorce

When couples in Virginia walk down the aisle of a church or other venue to recite their wedding vows, they do so with the intention that they will spend the rest of their lives together. Unfortunately, as people change over time, couples find that they are no longer compatible, often leading them to contemplate whether it is in their best interest to end the marriage. While there are many reasons for and against filing for divorce, a person should not feel like he or she has to stay in an unhappy situation simply because of the financial toll it might have.

A prenuptial agreement can help Virginia business owners

Business owners often expend a great deal of time and energy building their business. While most business owners in Virginia would be reluctant to jeopardize their business by entering into an agreement without a proper contract or legal agreement in place, many people leave their business interests unprotected by a potential divorce. However, many do not fully understand the impact that a divorce can have if there is no prenuptial agreement in place.

Talking with children about divorce

Before couples in Virginia ultimately come to the conclusion that the best option is to end their marriage, there is likely a great deal of conversation and thought that occurs. Often, there is also a great deal of contention and hurt feelings that occur as well. Often, parents are left trying to decide how to talk with their children and what to say their children about the decisions to divorce.

The role of social media in a Virginia divorce

Twenty years ago, it may have been difficult for some people to predict the large role that social media would play in the lives of people in Virginia and across the country. Websites such as Facebook have completely changed how people conduct their business and maintain their personal and professional relationships. Unfortunately, some reports indicate that such sites may also be playing a role in divorce.

Planning for a Virginia divorce

The vast majority of people who make the decision to marry do so with the intention of spending the rest of their lives with the person that they wed. However, people change over the course of their lives, sometimes significantly. These changes often mean that two people are no longer compatible, making a divorce the best option for everyone in a family.

Planning for the future with a prenuptial agreement

When a couple in Virginia makes the decision to marry, they are likely aware of the multiple decisions that they must make. For many, their focus is on the venue where the ceremony will be held and what food they will serve. However, many legal professionals urge engaged couples to consider creating a prenuptial agreement.

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