Wilmington Legal Issues Blog

How to keep your summer cool

Summer is in full swing and with it trips to the shore, barbeques and summer vacations. Spending time with the kids on a special outing makes for some of the best family memories—but what happens when you’re a divorced parent and have to work with your ex to plan extended time with your kids? Can it be amicable or is it destined to be fraught with conflict?

While most divorce agreements spell out time with the kids in the summer, are there dos and don’ts that make it easier? Read on for some ideas that can make your summer plans easy breezy.

Delaware considered one of the best states for divorce

When marriage leads to divorce, the relationship is never in a good state. However, the state in which you live can determine the ease of the divorce process. Although Delaware is the second smallest state in terms of land area, small is mighty when it comes to divorce. In fact, the Small Wonder was recently named among the best states for divorce by The Cheat Sheet.

What makes Delaware one of the best states for divorce? Cheat Sheet cites the state's easy annulment process, voluntary separation for divorce and minimum processing times as reasons for its "best of" ranking.

Let's explore annulments, voluntary separation and processing times below.

Will I be able to see my children after a divorce?

Child custody is one of the most intensely emotional and stressful aspects of divorce. It can be even scarier for fathers who hold the misconception that the mother is always preferred for child custody. A lot of factors play into custody decisions based on each unique divorce case, but both parents are equally considered. As a father, it is very unlikely that you would have no custody or ability to spend time with your children after divorce.


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