As a man who has always wanted to become a father, the notice that your girlfriend was pregnant made you very happy. You were so happy that you were both going to be raising a child together, but that happiness abated when you realized how rare this would be.
Divorce is a trying, emotional time that leads some people to act in ways that are out of character. And that behavior can have negative consequences during the divorce process for Nebraskans.
Every marriage has its own challenges. Every divorce has its own reasons. You cannot assume things will go exactly the same for you as they did for anyone else.
One of the reasons that the preteen and teen years are so fraught with conflict for parents is that kids are seeking more freedom, responsibilities and privileges. Their wishes are often based on what their friends are allowed to do or at what age older siblings were allowed to do or have various things.
Divorcing parents usually understand the importance of a carefully worded divorce decree and parenting plan -- but even the most detailed plan can make mistakes in wording that can have serious consequences. Sometimes, wording with a meaning that seems "obvious" to one parent will still leave plenty of room for the other parent to bend the agreement more to their liking.
You know that you want to ask for a divorce. Now you just want to talk to your spouse.
Unfortunately, Omaha has not been spared the blight of the effects of opioid addiction that have cast a pall over the entire country. Lives have been lost and families splintered in the wake of this scourge.
With the end of your marriage, you enter a new stage in your life with your ex. Now the two of you are co-parents. You have to work together even though you're not married and you may both move on with your romantic lives. You still have to share the portions of your life that include the kids.
A divorce and child custody agreement typically addresses a number of issues, from where children will live to where they will go to school to where they will spend the holidays.
Our world is full of different types of family units. Many couples marry before they decide to add kids to the family. Others choose to raise their children without ever getting married. We believe that the choice of marrying or not to raise children together belongs solely to the parties involved in these relationships.