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October 2017 Archives

Build your social life after divorce at your own pace

Many people don't feel like socializing while they're going through a divorce. You may value the company of a close friend with whom you can share your emotions over lunch. However, getting out there and socializing with larger groups of people -- assuming that you used to do that -- can be difficult.

Asset valuation is important to your divorce settlement

Before divorce, obtaining an accurate valuation of your assets is necessary to make sure you choose the right settlement. If you own a business, it's particularly important to obtain a fair valuation. For example, you may choose to have a fair market value or to use the business's book value. It's a choice you and your spouse should make when hiring someone to evaluate your property.

Sharing your kids with your ex during the holidays

If you're facing your first holiday season as a newly-separated or divorced parent, you're likely doing so with some sense of sadness and anxiety. No matter what your custody and visitation agreement is with your spouse, the kids are probably going to be spending some part of their Thanksgiving and Christmas vacations with their other parent.

Divorce is filled with teachable moments for your kids

Sometimes the worst events and circumstances can provide the best teachable moments for our children. Divorce is one of those. As stressful as this time may be for them, if parents model positive behavior, kids can learn a lot about how to handle conflict in a constructive manner, deal with negative emotions and work with people they may not see eye to eye with. These are all skills they will need as they move into adulthood.

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