Going through a divorce is tough on everyone involved, including kids. For many divorce is an unfamiliar territory that is scary and filled with emotions. Kids often don’t understand divorce and are unsure about what lies ahead for them. With help from these tips, you can feel more confident about making this tough time easier for your child.

If you are considering filing for divorce or recently decided to get a divorce you may be wondering what is the difference between mediation and litigation and which one is right for you? Here are some pros and cons for mediation and litigation to help you decide which is the right one for you.

unmarried parents with children family law

Many couples decide to live together and have a child without getting married. If the relationship doesn’t last do the same rules apply for unmarried couples with children as married couples? The answer is no.  If a child is born out of wedlock child custody is handled differently than for couples that get divorced. Here are a few things for unmarried couples to keep in mind:

Determining a child custody arrangement is often the most emotionally difficult part of a divorce. The court will order a custody arrangement based on the best interest for the child involved. So what are your options if you did not receive physical custody of your child and want to modify the custody arrangement? Here are some tips to modifying child custody orders.