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Raising children, stress and divorce

Parenting can be tough, not only with respect to the daily responsibilities associated with caring for a child but from a financial and emotional point of view as well. Sometimes, couples who face various stressors related to raising children may notice that their marital relationship has suffered, and in some instances, couples may grow apart and ultimately decide to divorce. For parents, the divorce process can be particularly challenging and there are many legal matters that may have to be addressed.

How can I choose a good mediator?

If you have decided to resolve the issues of your divorce in mediation, you should take care to find the best mediator in Milwaukee to handle your marital separation. You want your mediator to be ready to facilitate talks between you and your spouse, which at times will not be easy. You also want your mediator to be knowledgeable and ready to offer solutions. Here are some ways to help choose your mediator.

Child custody as a working mother

There are a number of factors that can affect how custody is awarded, and every parent is in a different position. Some parents may be very wealthy, while others may struggle to get by, living paycheck to paycheck. If you are a working mother, you may have a number of stressors in front of you as you approach the process of determining how custody will be awarded. Moreover, you may find yourself in the middle of a brutal dispute, which could disrupt your daily life in a myriad of ways. If you are very busy with your career, it is vital to prevent these challenges from getting in the way of your professional life while doing everything you can to secure your custody rights and protect your child’s best interests.

Sex addiction and divorce

Infidelity has shattered many relationships, and people are unfaithful to their partners for many different reasons. Some may cheat on their husband or wife because they are bitter about something or want to get revenge, but there are other reasons why people carry out affairs. For example, some people may have a sex addiction, which could disrupt their life in countless ways and result in the breakdown of personal relationships. Whether you are struggling with this addiction or you believe that your partner is a sex addict, it is important to consider this topic as you move forward.

Splitting retirement and investment accounts in a divorce

Not only can a Wisconsin divorce be emotionally taxing, but it can also hit all your retirement and investment accounts hard. As a result, it is crucial that each soon-to-be-ex leaves the marriage with some retirement savings. At Brazil & Benske, LLC, we often represent clients going through a high-asset or complex divorce.

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