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Exercising Thankfulness and Gratitude After a Divorce

Thanksgiving season is upon us. If you’re recently divorced, it’s understandable if you’re not feeling particularly thankful at the moment. However, one of the best ways to find peace and move on after your divorce is to find ways to embrace gratitude in your everyday life. Here are a few ways you can accomplish this. Read More

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The Holidays are Almost Here: Set Up a Custody Holiday Schedule

Coparenting is challenging at any time of year, but it becomes especially difficult around the holiday. There are the emotional challenges of not necessarily being able to spend as much time with your children around the holidays as you want, as well as the logistical challenges of dealing with passing off children over the holidays. Read More

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Try These Helpful Coparenting Apps

Today’s parents have a wide range of tools and technologies available to make coparenting while divorced much easier from a communication and information sharing standpoint. Relying on these apps can help you stay organized and make communication less fraught and tense. Here are a few examples of some of these apps you should look into Read More

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Setting Practical Goals After Your Divorce

In the aftermath of your divorce, you should focus on finding yourself and setting yourself up for a happy and successful life as a single person. One of the best ways to do this is by setting some practical ,manageable goals that will help you build momentum in your new life and regain your confidence Read More

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The Leading Causes of Divorce

Marriages can end for a wide range of reasons. But which are the most common? Here’s a look at some of the leading causes of divorce in the United States. Poor communication: Approximately half of divorces will feature attributions of poor communication as a primary cause of separation. This may include frequent fighting or simply Read More

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Common Mistakes Made in Gray Divorces

While divorce rates for the general population have been on the decline for some time now, divorce rates for people age 50 or older have been skyrocketing. Often referred to as “gray divorce,” these divorces between older couples have some special considerations due the demographics of those involved. With these divorces becoming more common, it Read More

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Minnesota’s Requirements for Post-Secondary Education Support

Many divorced parents who do not have custody of their children believe their obligations to pay child support ends at 18. But this may or may not be the case, depending on the language of your divorce decree and your child’s aspirations for a post-secondary education (be it college, trade school, associate’s school or otherwise). Read More

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Can Unpaid Child Support Result in Jail Time?

If a person fails to pay child support, there is a possibility they could face jail time, should they continue to fail to meet their obligations. This happens if they become held in contempt of court. Here’s what you need to know. Seeking contempt of court Any time a person fails to obey a court Read More

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How Does Domestic Abuse Influence Child Custody Proceedings?

As you go through child custody proceedings in court, the courts will take allegations of domestic violence extremely seriously. The court will not just take you at your word that domestic violence occurred. Judges will need to review evidence, and will consider issues such as: Whether the alleged domestic violence was directed at or affected Read More

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