Divorcing the primary breadwinner can be a necessary but terrifying step for many, especially in today’s increasingly competitive and expensive economic landscape. While divorce can be financial and emotionally challenging for all involved parties, the primary breadwinner still gets to enjoy significantly more stability than the spouse who earns less or doesn’t work.
We’ve previously discussed how perpetrators of domestic abuse can have their custody/parental rights removed or placed at risk. This is especially true when there is a criminal conviction. However, the risk can extend to even the victims of domestic violence and abuse.
Custody orders define when and how each parent spends time with their children after a divorce. Custody orders often define parameters such as visitation schedules, specifics on how far each parent can travel while the child is under their care, how much financial support each parent is entitled to, and more.