Taking Care of Yourself
After a family transition like divorce or separation, courts and social service providers often worry about the well-being of the children. Children are important but so are their parents! If you don’t take care of your own needs, you will probably not have the energy and resources needed to take care of your children’s needs.
The resources on this site offer tips to help you take care of your own legal, emotional, social, and financial needs.
In order for you to feel more in control of a family transition, it’s helpful for you to understand the legal side of that process. Learn more about the legal process, paternity, child support, and more.
You may experience a range of emotions throughout a family transition. Likewise, you may discover that your social network has changed dramatically during the process. Find self-assessments and information to help you stay strong during this time of change.
Even if you are comfortable with all of the changes, you will still probably experience financial upheaval after a divorce or separation. Get tools and information on specific financial situations that you may encounter after a family transition.
There is a lot to consider before hiring an attorney. Get tips to ensure that you hire the right attorney for you and your family.
Use this tool to get clarity on the situation and determine if you need help.
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