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Helping Your Child Adjust After Divorce

Posted by Crissy Del Percio | Nov 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

helping your child adjust after divorce

Are you seeking assistance with 'helping your child adjust after divorce'? Drama-Free Divorce is here for all your divorce concerns. Kansas City residents in Missouri and Kansas can take advantage of our flexible financing options starting from $500 per month for their divorce expenses, with transparent fixed-cost prices that eliminate unexpected charges while providing clarity on financial obligations. By requiring minimal court appearances we reduce stress and inconvenience. Our lawyers not only possess exceptional legal expertise but are also sympathetic, understanding the struggles you may be experiencing and offering professional service with compassion.

Helping your children adapt to divorce is of utmost importance, and this article explores its effects. Additionally, effective methods for supporting your child and co-parenting arrangements as well as benefits associated with hiring a divorce attorney are presented as part of a guide designed to aid parents through all that follows divorce. It includes actionable steps designed specifically to ease this transition period for both the kids and parents involved.


How Does Divorce Impact Children?

After their parents' separation or divorce, children can experience emotional and social trauma that impacts both emotionally and socially, potentially altering academic performance as a whole. Children from divorced households struggle with adjustment issues - so recognizing their effects is key to taking proactive measures.


How To Help Your Child After Divorce?

Provide Open Communication: Create an environment in which your child can freely and comfortably express his/her emotions, using open conversation as necessary to offer emotional support when required.

Establish Consistency: A stable routine provides essential continuity when helping children adapt quickly to changes.

Consider Professional Guidance: If necessary, professional support from counselors or therapists could make all the difference for a smooth adjustment experience for all parties involved in your child's transition process.


Why does co-parenting matter in this period?

  • Emotional Stability: Co-parenting relationships can provide children with emotional stability by building meaningful relationships between both parents.
  • Consistency of Rules and Expectations: Sticking to consistent rules and expectations within families allows children to quickly understand your parenting style, creating a solid parenting front.
  • Role Model Healthy Behaviors for your Children: Set an example for your children by showing excellent communication and collaboration with both partners involved.


Why hiring a divorce attorney is preferable over representing yourself?

Divorce attorneys can be invaluable in helping couples navigate the legal complexities associated with divorce. Hiring legal representation increases your likelihood of reaching favorable agreements during settlement negotiations and may result in faster resolutions.


When should an attorney be hired?

Financial Matters in Divorce: If the legal issues surrounding your divorce involve complex finances such as the division of assets, business assets, or investments, hiring legal expert guidance may often be essential.

Child Custody Issues: Consulting legal representation is of utmost importance if disputes regarding custody or visitation arise, to protect your rights as parents.


What criteria must I follow when looking for an attorney?

  • Experience: Look for an attorney with proven success in family law. An experienced divorce attorney is better equipped to deal with complex scenarios.
  • Communication Skills: A competent attorney should be able to explain legal terminology clearly while keeping you up-to-date throughout the process.
  • Customer Testimonials: Reviews from past clients provide invaluable insight into an attorney's client satisfaction and reputation.


Why Choose Drama-Free Divorce?

  • Proven Track Record: Our firm boasts an outstanding record in successfully resolving divorce cases for our clients, which demonstrates their satisfaction with us as professionals and their trust in us to achieve positive results for them.
  • Prioritizing Clear Communication: Our clients will remain well-informed throughout their legal journey with us.
  • Client Testimonials: Many satisfied clients attest to our professionalism, dedication, and ability to navigate even the most complicated divorce proceedings with ease.


Suggestions for Action

  • Arrange a Consultation: Reach out so we can review the specifics of your case with you, providing tailored advice as a result.
  • Plan Together: When speaking with your ex-spouse, create a coparenting plan that places the well-being of your child as its foremost consideration.
  • Seek Emotional Support for Your Child: For additional emotional support for your child, seek the services of a child counselor or therapist.
  • Search Local Support Groups: Connecting with other parents who have experienced divorce can provide insight and emotional support, so take some time to research local groups that specialize in supporting parents through this transition period.

Help your child adjust to divorce by offering emotional support, co-parenting arrangements, and legal guidance as necessary. By taking proactive measures you can successfully manage divorce challenges while prioritizing the well-being of your child. Contact us today at 816 615-5555 or send us an email on our Contact Page.

About the Author

Crissy Del Percio

Crissy Del Percio is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Additionally, she received her undergraduate degrees in Journalism (News and Information) and Communication Studies from the world-renowned home of the Jayhawks – the University of Kansas. She has been practicing law for a decade and spent the first part of her career specializing in helping low-income survivors of domestic violence. Now at Drama-Free Divorce, Crissy enjoys helping people consciously uncouple. She is also a Guardian Ad Litem and domestic mediator. Crissy has won a number of prestigious awards for her work in public service, but you likely recognize her from her acting career, where she is also an award-winner. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her egregiously overpriced dog, Augustus Rodham and knitting. 


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