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Posts tagged "divorce"

Considering retirement security during divorce

Ending a marriage may be the best choice for many people facing unhealthy and unhappy relationships. However, it is no secret that divorce can wreak havoc on finances and future financial plans. In particular, Utah residents' retirement plans could face significant changes due to the impacts of marriage dissolution.

Divorce cases involving narcissists are often contentious

Ending a marriage is an event that many Utah residents likely want to avoid. Unfortunately, divorce is a reality for numerous people. In some cases, the proceedings can be more contentious than others. When a narcissist is involved, there is a substantial likelihood that the case will be high conflict.

Certain personality traits may increase chances of divorce

Everyone has certain characteristics and personality traits that do not please others. In many cases, individuals in Utah and elsewhere can overlook certain traits or work together to overcome issues caused by some characteristics. However, it is not unusual for some traits to act as red flags for relationships and potentially result in a marriage heading for divorce.

Utah parents likely have many concerns during divorce

Ending a marriage means changing a number of aspects in multiple people's lives. When parents are going through divorce, they have even more concerns than those without children. Child custody and support payments are often at the forefront of the decisions that need making, and the outcomes can depend heavily on the details of each case.

Relocation, parent death may lead to child custody modifications

For many Utah parents, the hardest part of their divorce cases may have been learning the terms of their custody orders. It is common for parents to have a set idea of how they want the child custody arrangements to look, but the court may not always agree with their arguments. If parents are unhappy with the order or experience a change in circumstances, they may have reason to seek modifications.

Divorce can be stressful on Utah parents and kids

While many Utah residents may have dreamed of their happily ever after when they got married, it is likely that a considerable number of them came to realize that their marriages would not help them reach achieve that dream. Marital issues can plague any relationship, and it is common for divorce to result. Of course, parents may find the situation even more difficult as they try to help their kids through the process as well.

Does having a divorced friend lead to divorce?

It is common for couples to have marital problems. In some cases, parties choose to suffer through those issues without taking action because they believe that it is what they have to do. However, when friends start going through divorce, Utah residents may start considering it a possibility for themselves.

Kids need parents' support, not vice versa, during divorce

Ending a marriage is an understandably emotional time for those going through the process. However, individuals -- parents in particular -- need to remain conscious of where they seek support and who they choose to lean on in times of distress. Some Utah parents may find themselves placing more importance on their relationships with their kids during divorce, but those kids should not be seen as pillars of support.

It is not wise to use attorneys as therapists during divorce

Outside help is often needed when Utah residents are ending their marriages. There are many emotional, personal and financial aspects to consider during divorce that individuals may not be able to contend with on their own. However, it may be important to keep in mind that any professionals enlisted for help likely have individual roles that should not overlap.

Does an expensive engagement ring signal divorce?

When individuals find the person they believe will be the love of their life, they often want to shout it to the world. As a result, many Utah residents may end up having lavish weddings as a way to show their love. However, the results of a recent study that looked at wedding costs and divorce rates may be of interest.

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