Going through a divorce is often an emotional process for Virginia couples who wish to escape an unhappy marriage, and this can be especially true when they are parents. People sometimes choose to remain in an unfulfilling marriage to protect their children from psychological trauma, but researchers have concluded that this may actually do more harm than good. Divorce can be hard on children who are unprepared for the changes that it ushers in, but there are some proactive steps parents can take that may cushion the blow.
Virginia couples who must divide a business because they are divorcing must first find out the value of that asset. A valuation analyst can perform either a full calculation or a calculation of value.
As Virginians watched the Summer Olympics, they may not have considered the cost of the training that allowed the athletes to make their dreams come true. When parents are divorced, figuring out how to pay for all of the associated expenses for athletically gifted kids can be an issue.
Parents in Virginia and throughout the country who divorce are more likely to share custody and avoid relocating, according to a study by a researcher who has examined changing migration patterns. Americans move to another state half as often as they did 50 years ago, but demographers have not known why. A University of Connecticut professor identified the changing nature of American families as one major factor.
Virginia couples get divorced for a number of different reasons. When people get married, they likely do so without wanting to think about the possibility of their union ending. Unfortunately, many marriages do dissolve. A study looked at one factor that is strongly correlated with a couple's risk of divorcing.
Marriages end for numerous reasons and when spouses decide to divorce, many wish to do so as quickly and painlessly as possible. However, as a society we've been conditioned to believe that divorce must be a drawn-out and contentious process. Thankfully, alternatives to the traditional divorce do exist.
The rise in divorce among elderly Americans may affect the options Virginia residents have when it comes to ending a marriage. "Gray" divorces refer to divorces between older couples, typically after a long-term marriage. One Bowling Green State University study found that twice as many people age 50 and over divorced in 2014 as in 1990.
Some people in Virginia who get a divorce may still remain connected either because they have children together or because they share a financial connection like a business or real estate. If this is the case, it is critical that each person understand the divorce settlement agreement and that it is written in a way that does not allow for misinterpretation.
The range of terms child custody orders here in Virginia can contain is quite diverse. They can touch on all different kinds of issues regarding a divorced/split couple's child, including things one might not normally associate with child custody. This is demonstrated by a recent Virginia child custody and visitation order that has caught the attention of the news media.