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Job loss and family law matters

| Feb 15, 2019 | Uncategorized |

Losing a job can be hard for many reasons, such as destroying dreams and shattering careers. It is very important to be aware of some of the other ways in which this hardship can carry over into someone’s life, especially if they are involved in a serious relationship. For example, someone’s marriage may be threatened by the loss of their job, whether they experience strain in their relationship due to financial stress and disagreement or develop depression and other challenges that can affect their relationship. Moreover, the loss of a job can lead to other types of family law challenges.

While job loss can lead to a divorce, a divorce can also lead to the loss of one’s job. For example, an employee’s performance may suffer because they are facing other challenges in their personal life, which highlights how crucial it is to approach divorce and other family law issues properly. For parents who are required to pay alimony or child support, finding out that a position has been terminated can be devastating. Fortunately, there are options available to some parents who find themselves in this position, such as the ability to modify a child support order as a result of major financial changes.

If you are worried about losing a position that you count on, or if you anticipate that divorce is around the corner and you are concerned about how it may impact your job, it is pivotal to prepare yourself. Visit our family law section to read more about some divorce-related challenges.