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Debts and divorce

If you are like a lot of people in Michigan, when you have historically thought about getting divorced, your mind becomes keenly aware of the possessions or assets that you might lose in the process. Certainly, this may be part of a divorce but along the way, any debts you and your spouse have must also be addressed. If your debt situation is serious enough, you may even be contemplating filing for divorce. Knowing how or when to do this relative to your divorce requires some investigation. 

How should I discipline my kids as a single parent?

Being a single parent is tough. This is particularly true when it comes to disciplining your children, which is often complicated by a number of issues after a divorce takes place. However, proper discipline is most important in this case, as illustrated by VeryWellFamily.com. The following tips can help you raise your kids in an effective and loving manner, no matter what other issues may come into play.

How do I budget as a divorced parent?

Caring for your kids financially is no easy feat, but it’s particularly difficult after a divorce. Single parents often find themselves struggling to make ends meet, which can have all sorts of ramifications. While it can be difficult to create a budget for you and your family after a divorce, the following tips from TheBalanance.com can set you on the right path.

Getting a divorce? Don’t do these things

When you tie the knot, you assume that you'll remain in love for the rest of your life. Unfortunately, there may come a time when things aren't working out. If this happens, you and/or your partner may realize that divorce is the best solution.

Becoming divorced to your spouse

If you are a Michigan citizen in an unhappy marriage situation, you may be considering divorce as an option. However, we at the Law Office of Lorrie J. Zahodnic recognize that the end of your marriage is not the same as the end of your relationship with your spouse. During the divorce process, the two of you will have possible contact, and if you and your spouse have children together, some measure of relationship will remain between the two of you for the rest of your lives. That is why we say that you become divorced to your spouse rather than from your spouse.

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