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Protecting the well-being of kids during divorce in California

Dissolving a marriage can be a stressful and daunting experience, especially when kids are involved. Upon making the decision to part ways, parents in California may have concerns about how the process will affect their kids. Since divorce can be tough on kids, parents may find it advisable to seek guidance on ways to help shield them against unnecessary suffering.

For children, understanding the concept of divorce can be challenging, and they may feel as though they will lose access to one of their parents. This could lead some parents to consider remaining in the home for a time after making the decision to divorce. While this could help children adjust under certain circumstances, if the parents are unable to get along and fight constantly, seeking new living arrangements may be advisable.

When it comes to the kids, the timing of a divorce could also play a part in how they handle the situation. Waiting until the kids are out of school for summer or winter to break the news of divorce could allow the parents more time to address any concerns. Alternatively, a parent may feel as though the children may benefit more if they are engaged in other activities during this period.

There may be a great deal of factors that contribute to how kids handle divorce, and there isn't a set of instructions that proves best in every situation. For guidance on how to protect the kids during the end of a marriage, a parent in California could choose to consult with a family law attorney. An attorney can provide a client with advice in covering every aspect of divorce and assist him or her in pursuing the most favorable outcome possible during subsequent proceedings.

Source: huffingtonpost.com, "7 Secrets For A Child-Centered Divorce", Bari Zell Weinberger, Accessed on April 10, 2018

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