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What is a custodial party?

In Arkansas, when you are dealing with child support, you may hear the term "custodial party." It is important that you understand what this means. If you are the custodial party, then you also need to understand the requirements you must meet and the responsibilities that you have.

What are some tips for creating a parenting plan?

When you get divorced in Arkansas, you can work with your spouse to create a parenting plan to manage the custody of your children. A parenting plan works out all the details of visitation instead of having the court make those decisions. It is far better for everyone if you can create your own plan. However, this can be tough, especially if the divorce is contentious. There are some tips that may help make the process go more smoothly.

Is dating after a divorce possible?

Your divorce has just been finalized in Arkansas and you are ready to begin moving forward with your life. Chances are, you have had to make some important decisions regarding your future as you have worked your way through divorce proceedings. One of the decisions you may be facing is whether or not you are interested in dating and pursuing a new relationship. Fortunately, there are things you can do to make dating a positive and exciting experience even if you have just come out of a volatile marriage. 

Man's tirade towards soon-to-be ex-wife caught on video

It may be easy for those that are going through a divorce in Fayetteville to get caught up in the emotion of the situation. Hurt feelings and bad blood may exist over the circumstances that ended their marriages, as well as the accusations and allegations that may arise during divorce proceedings. Still, they are counseled to try and keep a level head at all times to avoid offering the opposing sides any ammunition against them. The need to watch what divorcees put on social media has been detailed on this blog before. People in a divorce dispute may even want to be careful of what they say, as they never know who may be watching. 

Why should I watch what I post on social media about my divorce?

Many people in the Fayetteville area find divorce to be a painful process. As they look for ways to deal with their emotions, they might feel like posting information about their separation online to garner support. There is nothing wrong with using social media to stay in touch with friends and family. However, any information your post about your divorce could incite more drama and make your separation more painful and challenging than necessary, states Prevention Magazine. 

What can I do to cope with my divorce?

When it comes to divorce in Fayetteville, many people do not realize how devastating it can be. Instead of taking measures to protect their emotional well-being, they use their feelings to drive their decisions. It is normal for you to feel angry, anxious, confused and sad. However, if you do not deal with those feelings properly, you could have trouble healing and making the right legal decisions. 

The consequences of unpaid child support

When it comes to family law topics, there are a wide range of issues that can generate stress for custodial parents, non-custodial parents, and children. However, those involving child support can be especially challenging, for different reasons. From a non-custodial parent's perspective, the loss of a job or a health crisis could leave one unable to pay up, which can lead to even further financial problems and high levels of stress. On the other hand, custodial parents and their children may face serious financial challenges when they do not receive the child support they are owed. In this post, we will examine some additional consequences of back child support.

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