Your Child Can Thrive After Divorce
Despite the tension in your home right now, filing for divorce is almost always a good decision for a family in prolonged conflict. With the right planning and tools, your child can benefit from reduced stress and tension and a renewed focus on their well-being.
At Vela & Del Fierro, PLLC, Attorneys at Law, we help parents across the Austin metro area find peace in a new life. Our attorneys are highly experienced and compassionate advocates for families. We are parents, ourselves, and we understand the concerns you have for your child. Speak to a board-certified family law specialist today at 210-617-3925.
How Does Divorce Really Change Childhoods?
Children living through chaotic family lives are often at-risk for abuse, poverty and mental health issues. The good news is that divorce can offer families a distinct plan and clear rules. This stability can make a radical change for a child and help them have predictability, emotional consistency and other benefits that help them recover. To achieve this, our attorneys focus on:
- Creating an immediately safe space for children in the home, particularly when there is a history of abuse
- Establishing clear expectations around child custody, such as creating a weekly or monthly schedule that accommodates school and extracurricular activities
- Resolving financial issues through an enforceable and consistent child support order
- Answering questions about visitation, including for grandparents
With these issues out of the way, you and your co-parent can focus on facilitating your child’s health, education and interests in healthy ways.
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