These days, relocating is common among American families. If you’re going through a divorce however, or share custody of your children with the other parent, you might be wondering how relocating works within your set of specific circumstances. This guide offers a quick overview of what to expect. Remember that, for more in-depth discussion and tailored advice, you should reach out to us directly at the White Oak Law.
When kids are involved, or when a couple can’t agree on matters such as child custody and alimony, divorce proceedings can quickly become contentious, drawn out affairs. This turns the process into a rather costly and draining affair.
Of course, the inverse is also true. If a couple that is seeking to get divorced is in agreement, they can choose to pursue a simplified divorce, which is known as a summary dissolution. Unlike traditional divorce proceedings, a summary dissolution carries many benefits and is the quickest, most efficient way to get a divorce. That said, couples need to fulfill certain requirements before they can be eligible for a simplified divorce.
For better or for worse, social media is deeply embedded in our lives. Chances are that you or your loved ones regular share content and post on prominent sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more. While these avenues have provided us with great ways to connect with one another, we’ve also found that they have opened a new can of worms within the context of divorce and child custody proceedings and disputes.
At the White Oak Law, we always strive for mutually beneficial resolutions as they tend to be the most productive strategies for a variety of reasons, something that science seems to agree with. In 2017, Stockholm University’s Demographic Unit conducted a study where they examined the effects of single parent custody and joint custody on children’s overall well-being. The results were significant, if a bit predictable.