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How to Support a Friend Through Their Divorce

If your friend is going through a divorce, it can be hard to know what to say or do. When times are tough, it’s important to stand by your friend. Here are a few tips to keep in mind as you are trying to be supportive. First, don’t judge. In other words, keep your...

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Behaviors to Avoid During a Possible Divorce

Ending a marriage is never easy, especially when only one of you wants “out”.  If you are all “in” and want to do whatever it takes to save the relationship, there are a few behaviors to avoid. Or, if you have already thrown in the towel and feel as if you don’t want...

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More Ways to Make Joint Custody Work

Last month our blog offered a few tips on how to make joint custody work. This month we have a few more tips to share. At Rappleye & Rappleye, P.C.  Jackson, MI working family issues out is our mission, especially divorce issues. When a family unit is breaking, it’s...

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Making Joint Custody Work

Sharing child custody isn’t always easy. Kids being shuffled from house to house, coordinating schedules and after school activities, and let’s not forget splitting the holidays.  Making all these decisions with someone that you are not married to any longer can be...

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Challenges of Divorce Later in Life

Divorce does not discriminate. It can happen to any couple. Even marriages that have lasted decades have fallen victim. It is not uncommon for couples who have raised families, built a life together, and are now approaching retirement to decide to go their separate...

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Tips on How to Deal With a Difficult Ex Post-Divorce

Dealing with an ex-spouse after divorce can be difficult. There can be a lot of negative feelings that allow for frustrating and hurtful exchanges. You may view each other as enemies and sadly, if there are children, they are usually caught in the middle. If you are...

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How You Can Help Your Children Get Through Divorce

Children suffer the most when a marriage ends. Their world shatters and most of the time they don’t understand why. When a marriage is falling apart and there are children witnessing the demise of their family unit, they inevitably get wounded. It is crucial for...

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Coping and Moving on After a Divorce or Breakup

The end of a marriage or significant relationship is never easy. Whether you wanted the breakup or not and whatever the reason for the split, it may feel like your world is shattered. This is because the life you have been living has been disrupted. Your routine...

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Family Law and Divorce Tips

Family law and divorce proceedings, are very personal and an emotional process, of which the outcome can have an important impact on your future life.   Couples should realize that your divorce attorney’s job, is to represent your situation to the best of his or her...

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Child Support Assistance in Jackson MI

Parents of a minor child have an obligation to provide financial support. When divorce or separation occurs that obligation continues and is court ordered to the noncustodial parent. In some situations, the payment and receipt of child support become important legal...

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