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Custody negotiations are among the toughest family law issues

| Mar 27, 2017 | Family Law |

The end of a marriage is generally a stressful and challenging period for anyone involved. Although difficult, the process may ultimately lead to a better situation in time. However, children may have more difficulty adjusting to divorce. Parents in Washington usually consider child custody to be a high priority during this period, often prompting them to seek legal counsel with experience in family law for assistance in the process.

Divorce can have a major impact on the future well-being of a child. How the parents handle the current situation will likely play a role in how it affects their kids. Since this is typically a stressful period, it may be difficult to make emotionless decisions that put the needs of a child first. However, making rash decisions during this period can be detrimental to everyone involved in the long run.

An individual in this situation may want to give a fair amount of thought to a parenting schedule before entering negotiations. Attempting to reach a reasonable custody agreement through peaceful negotiations can benefit both the parents and the kids. Avoiding arguments and custody battles during this period may go a long way in protecting a child from suffering as a result.

Going through a divorce with children involved is challenging. Parents typically seek to protect their kids from suffering in the process, but they may be unsure how to proceed. When facing a similar situation, a parent in Washington may choose to speak with a family law attorney for advice on how to obtain the best overall outcome for his or her children during custody negotiations.

Source: The Huffington Post, “How To Be A Hero To Your Children – When Divorce Is Your Enemy“, Jason Levoy, Accessed on March 26, 2017

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