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By Autumn Byas, Gorman Law Firm Paralegal Intern            

            Divorcing a spouse is one of the most stressful and tragic things that can happen to a family.  Whether it is only affecting the couple who once was in love, or a couple who has a child(ren), a divorce is an extremely stressful situation for anyone in the family to be in.  If you are seeking information about divorcing a spouse in North Carolina it is a good idea to start educating yourself on the laws surrounding divorce in our state.  They can be found here:  http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/Statutes/StatutesTOC.pl?Chapter=0050.  Chapter 50 of the North Carolina General Statutes outlines the laws surrounding a divorce proceeding, and also about custody and alimony matters.  The Chapter has 100 sections and is filled with a lot of information; therefore, it is wise to seek out help from an attorney who is experienced in divorce law.  Gorman Law Firm is experienced in handling these sensitive issues.

            Why do people get divorced?  There are numerous reasons as to why.   A blog posted by  Divorce Source News & Information entitled “Problems that can wreck a marriage” goes into some of these reasons. (Divorce Source Editorial Staff. “Problems that can wreck a marriage.” Web blog post. Divorce Source news and information. Divorce Source, Inc., 2 May. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2015.)  Marriage infidelity is one major cause of a broken marriage. Infidelity is defined as “1) Lack of belief in a religion 2) A: unfaithfulness to a moral obligation: disloyalty B: Marital unfaithfulness or an instance of it.” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary online. March 2015).  A collaborative divorce coach, psychotherapist, author and parent, Micki McWade stated “marital infidelity is a symptom of underlying issues in the relationship.” Read the entire article at the following website:  http://www.divorcesource.com/blog/problems-that-can-wreck-a-marriage/  (Divorce Source Editorial Staff. “Problems that can wreck a marriage.” Web blog post. Divorce Source news and information. Divorce Source, Inc., 2 May. 2014. Web. 4 Mar. 2015.)

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Lidiando con el Divorcio durante las Festividades: Manteniendo la Felicidad de los Niños 

Cuando una pareja decide proceder con la opción de divorcio, la habilidad del niño para asimilar la nueva realidad no sólo depende de su edad y nivel de madurez, sino también de la cantidad de amor y apoyo que sus padres le ofrecen durante el período de transición.

Las festividades navideñas traen consigo el potencial de ser particularmente difíciles para los niños de padres divorciados, especialmente cuando se trata de las primeras luego de haber ocurrido el divorcio.

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 When parents divorce, a child’s ability to cope will not only depend on their age and maturity, but also the amount of love and support their parents provide during the adjustment period.

Holidays have the potential to be particularly difficult for children of divorced parents, especially the first holiday season a child experiences after the divorce.

Cathy Meyer, a Certified Divorce Coach, Marriage Educator, and legal investigator shares some of her suggestions on how to deal with a child’s “holiday blues” post divorce. She writes:

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