Without question, the single most pressing issue for any divorcing couple with children is who will get custody. As with most legal issues relating to the dissolution of marriage, however, there is no definitive answer to this question given the differing circumstances of every family.
A few months back, our blog began discussing how one of the foremost concerns for anyone heading into a divorce is alimony, namely whether they can anticipate receiving any form of support from their soon-to-be-former spouse.
Last week, our blog began discussing how many couples neglect to add executing a prenuptial agreement to their lengthy list of wedding preparations owing to both its decidedly unromantic nature and the mistaken belief that they simply don't need one.
As exciting as it can be for an engaged couple to plan their wedding, there's no denying that it can prove to be an altogether draining experience. That's because there's a venue to select, a guest list to construct, a wedding party to form, a food tasting to attend and a myriad of other tasks to complete.
Once the reality of an impending divorce finally hits home, most couples will find themselves beset with a host of questions relating to the road ahead. Will I have custody of my children? Where will I live? Who gets the house? Will I be entitled to alimony?
Perhaps more than any other month, January is the time in which people are most apt to engage in some manner of introspection relating to the state of their marriage and, by extension, the possibility of divorce.