Archive for March, 2012
Recovering from a painful divorce can be one of the most difficult things for an individual, but it is important to view the split as an opportunity to start anew.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, the painful nature of a split may cause an individual to have anxiety and stress in their daily lives, but dwelling on the past will only exacerbate the loneliness and solitary feelings that one may be experiencing.
Going through a divorce is difficult for any couple, but one person may have more anxiety and stress concerning the split than the other party, as the level of organization that one individual has can correlate to their ability to cope, according to an article in Forbes.
The article noted that it is important for people to keep a cool head while going through a divorce, or directly following the split. While an individual may be inclined to take their anger and apply it negatively, they have to realize that this can only detract from their case and make the process even harder.
There will be an informational forum on divorce in Staten Island, New York, as a way for couples to learn alternative methods for ending a marriage that help to limit the stress associated with the process, the Staten Island Advance reported.
According to the news outlet, the Staten Island Collaborative Law Group Inc. – a non-profit association of attorneys and financial and mental health professionals – hosted the event to help local couples examine their best possible options.
A thorough look at the Los Angeles Superior Court by local television station KCET showed that the system is clogged and causes headaches for residents who are looking for swift justice. People who are seeking to move on with a lawsuit should expect delays in the county, according to the news source.
KCET reported that even small things like a traffic ticket take a significant amount of time for the court to process, and more substantial issues like divorce cases can sometimes take more than three years.
The concept of a divorce is often hard for children to understand, as introducing kids to the idea that their parents are no longer going to be together is a difficult notion to convey. Determining the right way to have this conversation is one of the harder parts of a marriage coming to an end.
According to an editorial in the St. George Spectrum, one of the hardest things to determine is how to tell the children, as there are several approaches that parents can take. Simply having either mom or dad sit down with the kids and having them explain the situation is often the best approach, and honesty is the best policy.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Americans are getting married older, but despite the increased age when tying the not, only half of first marriages last 20 years, MSNBC reported.
According to the news outlet, the median age for women getting hitched for the first time has risen to almost 26, while men are marrying at an average age of 28.
Many couples will split the various monetary and parental duties that exist during a marriage, but this can leave one individual completely unprepared to look after their financial situation when they get a divorce.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, when a divorce is filed, it can sometimes come as a shock to one of the people who are involved. This can leave them lost when it comes to dealing with their finances, increasing the stress associated with an already-expensive split.
Parents who are going through a divorce often receive advice from people in all situations, as they have many people to share their pain with due the high number of marriages that come to an end.
According to an article in the Greenbelt Patch, it is even possible to get some of the best advice about dealing with children during a divorce from people standing in a supermarket line. The author noted that one of the best tips came from her cashier.
California's chief justice recently warned that hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts to the state court system have led to a number of potential delays in the administration of justice, The Associated Press reported.
According to the news outlet, Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said that the state's judicial branch, has been hurt significantly by the cuts, as more than $650 million has been dropped from the budget. This has led to the closure of courtrooms and clerk's offices in 24 counties, along with staff layoffs and reduced hours.
The idea of a new relationship could scare many people who took part in a divorce, but for some individuals, this is exactly what they need in order to move on and start a new life.
According to an article in the Huffington Post, finding someone new to share a life with is one of the easiest ways for a person to distract themselves from the process of ending their marriage and to move on in a healthy way.