As we all know, divorce is a complicated and emotional ordeal. No divorce is easy. The impact on the individual and the family can be present for years. One of the most important issues divorcees should consider is the effect on their children. We all work to make the best life for our children. As such, divorcees try and mitigate the effects of the split on their children any way they can. Courts always make decisions in the best interests of the child as well. When marital issues, including child support, child custody, child visitation, and relocation are addressed, everyone must decide the best plan for the children involved. With this in mind, many courts will explore the suitability of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Resolving matrimonial matters outside of court may be the best option for divorcees of children. Through mediation, as an example, the couple can come together in a respectful and productive negotiation process to discuss applicable issues.
The reason many people turn to divorce mediation is because of the children. Instead of hashing out their personal laundry in a public forum fueled by disdain, a couple can model healthy dispute resolution methods for their kin while forging a new, respectful relationship to be used for future parenting. Many people who engage in ADR find themselves happier with the results and their family benefits greatly.
When considering your options for divorce, your children should be a paramount issue. We recognize the enormity of the legal road ahead. Divorce is a bumpy road. It was never supposed to be easy. This is why we work with clients to resolve their legal matter efficiently and effectively. We are here to guide you through your legal matter and help you and your children overcome this significant obstacle.
Robert Pollack is an experienced divorce and family law attorney in Long Island, New York. Contact The Pollack Law Firm, P.C., to set up a free initial consultation.