Life After Divorce
When you’re going through a divorce, it is natural to have reservations about the future. What will your life look like when one household becomes two? Will you suffer financial setbacks? If you have children, will you maintain a close relationship with them?
At The Law Office of Geoffrey A. Planer, our role as divorce attorneys is to set you on the best possible track for a happier and financially healthy life after divorce.
Our Gastonia family law lawyers can advance your interests and protect your rights in the full range of family law matters. Whether you expect a divorce to go smoothly or you believe some issues may be aggressively contested, we have the experience and ability to develop a legal strategy that helps you achieve your objectives.
Divorce And The Future
How can you ensure the best post-divorce future for yourself and those closest to you? Two key elements are:
- Ensuring financial health: Protecting your rights in matters such as spousal support (alimony) and the division of marital property is key to ensuring a bright financial future. If these matters are left to chance, you could lose important rights. You may need to work with your ex on issues such as paying off debts, so maintaining an amicable relationship is helpful.
- Stabilizing the family: If you have children, it is important to establish a “new normal” for your family going forward, making sure that co-parenting relationships are healthy, productive, and provides your children with the support structure they need. Although your marital relationship is ending, the parent-child relationship lasts a lifetime.
Many people view divorce negatively, but there is another side. Your divorce is the opportunity to start a new life free from the problems that brought about the dissolution of your marriage. We would be happy to become part of that journey and help you achieve the best post-divorce life possible.