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You can control the stress level in your divorce

If you are heading toward divorce, your life is probably already full of emotion. You are dealing with major changes, including tightening your budget, determining custody arrangements and perhaps packing to move. The last thing you need is to add more stress. In fact, you may be looking for steps you can take to minimize the negativity and frustration as you go through this difficult process.

The importance of establishing parentage

In California, the law assumes that a married couple is the legal mother and father of a newborn. A man not married to his child’s mother at the time of birth may need a court order establishing parentage. Dianne Drew Butler & Associates, Inc often represents clients in a paternity action.

Divorce and job-related considerations

People often think of how divorce could impact their relationship with their children or their finances. These are definitely important issues to review if you are planning on ending your marriage, but it is important to consider some of the other reasons why divorce could change your life. For example, you may experience job-related changes in a number of ways, whether your performance at work suffers because of your divorce or you even notice positive changes following the end of your marriage.

What should you figure out before paying child support?

Californian parents who are going through the divorce process will need to figure out what they intend to do in regard to child support. Figuring out who pays how much is crucial. So is sticking to support payment plans, as there can be strict penalties for missing payments.

How can divorce impact my business?

When you divorce in California, it impacts every area of your life. You have to deal with child custody and muddle through your assets. Splitting up your life can be very difficult. Things become even trickier if you own a business. The effect of the divorce on your business really depends on a few factors, but in many cases, you will end up having to split your business with your ex-spouse.

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