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The Emotional Impact of Divorce in Children During COVID-19

Divorced families are facing unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic due to many factors, including the economic fallout, as close to 40 million Americans filed for unemployment claims since March. This may have consequences regarding parenting schedules due to job losses and may cause financial issues that can affect child support payments.
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Spousal and Child Support During COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has caused many states across the nation to mandate stay-at-home orders, which requires all residents to self-isolate within their homes and temporarily closes all non-essential businesses. This has triggered thousands of layoffs, with Vox reporting that in the last six weeks, there have been more than 30 million
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Co-Parenting in Quarantine

As many adults are trying to adjust to the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s not exactly a walk in the park for kids either, and if they come from a divorced family, it might be an even worse experience. It’s stressful for everyone living through these times, and parents should
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Domestic Violence Spikes While Families Shelter in Place

By Debra Schoenberg As cities across the U.S. enforce stay at home orders, domestic violence hotlines are seeing a surge in the number of calls for help. According to news reports, San Francisco’s District Attorney’s office reported a 60% increase of victims referred to its Victim’s Services Division during the first week
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Stimulus Checks and Divorce

By Debra Schoenberg More than two million couples in the U.S. get divorced every year and one of the top three reasons for splitting up is finances. The COVID-19 crisis has left many families struggling to cover basic expenses as the number of unemployment claims surge to 6.6 million. As early as
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How Quarantine Impacts Child Custody

Many parents are expressing concern and anxiety about how strict quarantine measures may impact their custody arrangements. Communication with your ex-spouse is critical in deciding what visitation schedule works best for the safety of your family. If this issue creates conflict it’s important to remember that the custody laws are clear and
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The Emotional Stages of Divorce

Written by Debra Schoenberg If you’re going through a divorce, you may be feeling a rollercoaster of emotions. The decision to end a relationship can be traumatic and depressing not only because you have to deal with the legal and financial aspects of the process itself, but also the fact that life
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When Your Divorce Goes to Court

By Debra Schoenberg The divorce process is difficult in different ways for every separating couple. It’s estimated that 95% of all divorces end in a settlement agreement but for unusually contentious or financially complex divorces, the only way to resolve these disputes is by going to court. The prospect of a court
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Relationships in Quarantine

Relationships in Quarantine:  The coronavirus pandemic is creating special challenges for millions of Americans as they begin to self-quarantine to stop the spread of COVID-19. Bay Area leaders took the step of placing a mandatory “shelter in place” order affecting six counties and nearly 7 million people. The order is in place
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