Have you heard of the "Cat of Sadness?" We're guessing your answer will be one of two responses: either "no" or "what in the world are you talking about?"
Finances will always play a huge role in any divorce. Even if you have a relatively simple life with few assets or pieces of property, there will still be a significant financial discussion that needs to be had during your divorce. In addition, once your divorce is finalized, you should be prepared for a big change in your lifestyle and the way you manage your finances.
About a month ago, we wrote a post about prenuptial agreements. In that post, we outlined how prenuptial agreements aren't immune to legal challenges, despite claims and perceptions to the contrary. There are plenty of ways that the content of a prenuptial agreement could make it susceptible to a legal challenge, just as the amount of time and consideration the spouses have before signing the contract can impact it's legality and validity.
One of the stereotypes of divorce is that the splitting spouses are screaming and yelling at each other in the courtroom. While divorce isn't exactly a happy time for the splitting spouses, filing for divorce doesn't mean that the two spouses are so angry and upset with each other that they are incapable of working out a fair and proper divorce agreement.
There are actually two types of child custody that can be handed out to the parents in two different ways. The two main forms of child custody are physical custody and legal custody.