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Handling a Divorce While Homeschooling

pix-divorceMarriages end for any number of reasons and when they do they can cause tremendous emotional turmoil. The break down in communication can lead to costly legal battles that no one really wants.

The choice to file for divorce is rarely an easy one. Suddenly, you find yourself facing numerous legal questions that you need to sort out. When you’re a homeschool parent who has been out of the workforce for years, financial fears can also increase your stress level.

Consulting with an attorney is critical to making sure your rights are maintained and your children are protected. Since you’ll be paying an attorney by the hour, it’s helpful to understand some basic issues so you can prepare a list of questions that relate to the specifics of your family’s situation.

Divorce and Custody Basics

Before you get to a final divorce – which can take a year or longer, you may want to look into establishing custody, child support, and visitation.

What’s Really the Problem With Homeschooling and Divorce

Money and power plays can cause people to say things they don’t really mean. Here, we take a look at some of the spiteful things spouses say during a divorce – and what they really may be trying to say.

Homeschool Divorce Considerations

Marriage is a legal contract that provides a couple with certain financial rights and privileges. When a divorce “cancels” that contract, the couple must split their assets. This article discusses some basic issues that relate to homeschooling, such as the family house, alimony and educational expenses.

In the Child’s Best Educational Interest

When two parents can’t agree on a child-related issue, such as where children should receive their education, the question is left to the family law judge to answer.

Hand In Hand Homeschool works with attorneys to help them better understand the nature of homeschooling and why it may be in the best of interest of a child to continue along this educational journey. We also work with divorcing parents to develop strategy and negotiation skills that will ultimately benefit a child’s home education. Contact Hand In Hand Homeschool to discuss how we can be of assistance to you.

Last modified on October 9, 2019