November 17, 2021

How Divorces Impact Children

Divorce in can be one of the most challenging decisions a person can make in their life. While we as attorneys aim to ensure our client is making the best decision for their family, we understand that many may worry about how divorce might impact their children. Below are some things to  consider if the end of your marriage is near in Tulsa,OK.

Emotional Trauma

Leading up to a divorce, children can sometimes find themselves in the middle of contentious high-stress environments. They may witness emotional or physical abuse, causing trauma that can heavily impact their development. In such cases, changing a child’s environment & removing them from this situation is vital. A trusted attorney can aid in a separation and any necessary protective orders to keep children safe.

Separation Decreases Stress

Hiring an attorney in Tulsa to begin the process of dividing finances, possessions, and to work on agreements regarding the children can decrease stress exponentially. An attorney can help negotiate with a separated partner’s counsel until a mutual agreement can be reached in the children’s best interest.

More Peaceful Living Arrangements

For many, living in the same household in Tulsa while separated causes additional stress and separating into two households during the divorce can help with civility, which can set an excellent example for children on responding to high-stress situations in the future. It is important to have an attorney who can guide you through this difficult situation.

Focus on Your Children

Parents focused on problems in a marriage can sometimes be unaware of how conflict impacts their children. Following a divorce, parents can adjust their attention to and rebuild a bond with their children. Moving through the process with open communication & compassion can help both parents & the children exponentially.

Expands Horizons

A lot of change happens for children of divorce, including moving houses or changing schools. Framing these life changes as a learning experience instead of a burden can help children practice adaptive skills for the future.

Although divorce is often viewed negatively, it is possible to make it a positive experience. Our attorneys are well-trained to help your family through the divorce process. If you would like to set up a free consultation with one of our family law attorneys, give us a call at 918-528-5156  and we will be happy to guide you in the right direction.

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