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How can I make the most out of visits as a single parent?

If you’re awarded visitation of your child after a divorce, it’s natural you’d want to get the most out of your visits as possible. This will help build a solid relationship with your kids, which is extremely important after a divorce takes place. To help you get the most the most out of visits with your children, Live About offers the following tips.

Is a prenuptial agreement right for me?

If you have recently become engaged in Oregon, you may be hip deep in wedding plans. Will it be a formal affair or a simple exchange of vows on a tropical beach? While the pre-wedding period is generally a joyous time, it is also the best time to consider a pre-nuptial agreement.

Are post-nuptial agreements considered valid?

Much like a prenuptial agreement, a post-nup establishes ground rules on property ownership and asset division in the event a marriage ends. Because this is a relatively new area of the law, some people worry that their contracts won't be considered valid by the court after their divorce. The Spruce explains why some people opt for post-nups and what elements make them enforceable.

How can I deal with the emotional effects of divorce?

Life after divorce is rarely easy. This is especially true when it comes to emotional issues, as you’re bound to feel sad and angry about what happened even if it was the right thing for both you and your ex-spouse. Live About explains how you can navigate these emotional issues to ensure proper healing after a divorce.

You can create a visitation schedule that works for everyone

As you and your spouse are continuing to work your way toward finalizing your divorce, one of the most challenging aspects of planning that you will face is negotiating the custody and care of your children. At Van Ness, Williamson LLP, we have helped many couples in Oregon to find effective ways of coordinating a child custody plan that works for every party that is involved. 

Cancelling vacation plans over your divorce

Splitting up with a spouse can lead to many different concerns, whether they are financial in nature or involve your kids. Other issues may arise as well, such as changes to your life and your plans. For example, if you have been planning on going on a trip for months or maybe even years, your divorce could have an impact on the trip in all sorts of ways. Whether your vacation is cancelled or you are unable to enjoy yourself due to divorce-related stress, you should be mindful of these matters as well.

What’s the difference between divorce and annulment?

When couples in Oregon can’t see eye to eye on major issues, one or both parties may seek out a divorce. Annulment is another option for legally ending a marriage, one that can be quite difficult to obtain when certain criteria are not met. VeryWellFamily.com explains the differences between divorce and annulment so you can determine whether this option is right for you.

What does a prenuptial agreement cover?

While it may be tough for Oregon couples to consider, having a prenuptial agreement in place is a good idea in many situations. A solid prenup can protect your interests in the event your marriage ends and can also help you and your soon-to-be spouse discuss important topics before actually taking the plunge into wedded bliss. Forbes offers the following information, which explains what type of protection a prenup can offer.

Steer clear of these common pre-nup mistakes

While it may seem incredibly unromantic and cynical, pre-nuptial agreements can benefit numerous couples in Oregon. By spelling out terms before getting hitched, couples may sidestep a lot of the damaging issues that tend to cause break ups (and also avoid divorce as a result). However, ensuring your pre-nup is valid is crucial, and Forbes offers the following tips to help you and your legal team create a binding document.

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