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Divorce mediation after a divorce?

Many Connecticut residents strive to have as amicable of a divorce as possible, but due to the important issues that can come up, this isn't always possible. People ending their marriage will have to deal head-on with sensitive issues involving how assets are divided, if spousal or child support is necessary, and how to raise children. One way that people can help keep peace during a divorce is to take advantage of divorce mediation.

Collaborative divorce may be an option for some couples

Connecticut residents currently considering divorce may be interested in a process known as collaborative divorce. While this option isn't for every couple, it may be good for those who want to avoid the slash-and-burn mentality that often takes over during divorce proceedings. When collaborative divorce works, it allows a couple to agree on important issues such as property division and co-parenting without having to turn the decision over to a judge.

3 ways to improve communication after divorce

Chances are, most Connecticut residents who have recently gone through a divorce hold some ill will or negative feelings toward their ex. However, divorced couples who have children together should still try to have open lines of communication for the good of their children. While this can be difficult, there are ways to make a bad situation into a better one, according to the Huffington Post. The following tips may help a divorced couple with shared child custody communicate more effectively.

Ways to prepare for a divorce settlement

Once the decision to file for divorce has been made, Connecticut residents may wonder about the next step. Every divorce is different because of the specific facts and circumstances surrounding the spouses. However, there are some steps that divorcing parties can take to prepare for divorce negotiations and help ensure that they are able to receive things to which they are entitled.

People often make avoidable mistakes during divorce

Divorce negotiations can be emotionally overwhelming for Connecticut couples. There are many difficult decisions that must be made, and often the emotions can get in the way of making the right decisions. These decisions will have long-lasting consequences, and if errors are made, they can significantly impact a person's life negatively after the divorce.

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