If you're a parent, then you definitely know about the birds and the bees. And, you probably thought the usefulness of your knowledge ended with making babies. But there's more -- when we consider the birds, at least. The novel concept of "bird's nest" parenting has been an interesting approach to post-divorce co-parenting.
When you make the decision to split with your spouse, chances are, one of your objectives is to make sure you receive your fair share during divorce proceedings. Many people facing similar circumstances are increasingly adding forensic accountants to their divorce teams to boost the chances of this happening, as these professionals are, by trade, well-versed in the ins and outs of complex financial matters.
There are no set reasons for a divorce unless one part of the couple wants to get a divorce. And when it comes to wants, no one really needs a reason. We're all adults and we can choose to live our lives in a way that supports our happiness -- regardless of any explanations or logic. With all this being said, however, there are certain "reasons" that divorce attorneys hear again and again from their clients. Here are three of the most common:
If you have a traditional family in which one spouse earns the majority of the money, and the other spouse takes care of the house, children and home, the prospect of getting a divorce could be terrifying. What will happen to you after you leave the individual who is the so-called "breadwinner" of the family? Fortunately, if you've been married for a reasonable amount of time, you might be able to receive alimony payments from your soon-to-be ex.
There are certain situations in which a parent's child custody rights could be challenged. Whether you're the parent who could lose custody or not, it's important to understand when a court may choose to protect the welfare of a child by removing the mother or father's ability to raise, spend time with and care for a son or daughter.