Why Being Civil With Your Ex Is the Best Thing for Your Kids After Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult experience for the couple going through the process, but it is even harder on the couple’s children. While divorce is an incredibly demanding matter for anyone going through it, the pressure can be much worse for parents of children. They not only need to settle their affairs with each other legally, but also account for their children’s futures. This requires setting pride aside and doing what is best for one’s children, even if that may not coincide with one’s preferred outcome in a divorce case. Once you have gone through the divorce process and the

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Do you have to sign the birth certificate if you’re uncertain?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in fathers’ rights on Friday, June 5, 2020. As a father, it is your right and responsibility to be there for your child. You waited for this moment for much of your life, and knowing that your child is here is something that you’re moved by. You want to always be there by their side. You and your child’s mother were not married when she got pregnant, and you have some questions about the baby’s actual paternity. Maybe your relationship with the mother was a little rocky at one point and you were apart, or maybe

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Does a second divorce mean you’re just unlucky in love?

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. Divorces happen all the time, so you chalked your first divorce up to nothing more than inexperience, a bad match, immaturity or something similar. When your second divorce (or third) came around, however, you started to question things. Are you unlucky in love? Are you just bad at being married? Probably nothing of the kind. The reality is first marriages still fail roughly 50% of the time and every subsequent marriage you’re in has an ever greater chance of divorce. A second marriage, for example, is likely to fail

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Know how to establish paternity in Kansas

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in paternity on Friday, May 22, 2020. Many men who have children want to care for their children. While they don’t necessarily need to have legal documentation to do this, some decide that they want the legal acknowledgement of paternity. There are a few ways that this can happen. Regardless of which method is used, an establishment of paternity has several benefits for the child, the mother and the father. You can sign an acknowledgement of paternity to get this done, but you should only do this if you’re absolutely sure you’re

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Help your child thrive on transition days

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, May 8, 2020. One of the most difficult things for children to get used to when their parents divorce is spending time in two different homes. They may find that the days when they transition from one home to other are especially challenging. Trying to make these as easy as possible can greatly benefit the children. Make sure they know when they will switch homes. This isn’t always easy, especially when they are younger, but having something like a countdown or helping them to understand it on

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Think carefully about the proposed terms of a divorce settlement

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in divorce on Friday, April 24, 2020. The process of divorcing is often complex and difficult. There are a few things that make this even more challenging. Having numerous assets or having an ex who isn’t willing to work to come to mutually agreeable terms are two of these. We know that you might not want to think about having to battle things out in court, but it may be necessary if the negotiations to come up with a settlement aren’t successful. Negotiating the terms of the divorce requires that you and

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Communicate with your ex about your child’s health and safety

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in child custody on Friday, April 10, 2020. Keeping your kids safe is one of the top priorities for parents. This doesn’t stop just because you go through a divorce, but it can become much more complicated because you have to relay specific information to their other parent. It’s imperative that you remember the goal of this communication is to help keep the kids safe and healthy. It’s usually better to let your ex know what’s going on with the kids when it happens. Of course, you don’t need to contact them

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