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Pressure for some to finalize divorce proceedings increases

There has been a great deal of discussion over the upcoming tax changes that may have a significant impact on some individuals. One aspect of those changes may be exerting pressure on some couples to finalize their divorce agreements before the end of the year. Those who reside in South Carolina may benefit from consulting with professionals over how to protect themselves financially.

Tax changes that may provide push to settle divorce this year

The idea of ending a marital relationship is seldom an easy one to accept. There are many reasons why a couple may choose a divorce as their best option when the marriage is no longer workable. However, the upcoming changes in the tax code may provide the impetus needed for some South Carolina residents to seek a decree before the end of the new year.

There may be ways to help kids pay for college after a divorce

When a marriage ends, there are many plans that may need to be adjusted. If a couple has children who were hoping for a college degree, then they may be concerned that a divorce will disrupt those dreams. South Carolina residents may choose to consider other alternatives to support their children's aspirations.

Post carefully when discussing divorce on social media

Just a decade ago, most people would use the telephone or social occasions to share news of family events. However, with the advent of social media sites such as Facebook, many people generally update friends and family through posts and photos. When it comes to sharing divorce news, it may be prudent for South Carolina residents to exercise some restraint on these internet platforms.

Pet custody becoming major issue for couples during a divorce

One of the most difficult issues for former spouses to agree upon has traditionally been who will get primary custody of their children. Over the past several years, pets have become a major point of contention for couples who are seeking a divorce. South Carolina residents who are struggling to settle this issue may benefit from some tips to resolve any disagreements.

The divorce process does not have to be emotionally draining

The prospect of ending a marriage can be draining, both emotionally and financially. However, the divorce process does not always have to be quite as exhausting if one can reduce the temptation to become emotionally invested. While it is true that a dissolution is taxing both mentally and monetarily, South Carolina residents can seek assistance in obtaining a settlement that will allow them to meet their financial needs. 

Some couples may document divorce with a selfie

With the ever-growing popularity of social media sites that allow more people than ever to share details about their lives, there is no end to the types of photographs that users will post. Recently, there has been a trend of proclaiming the news of a divorce through the use of a self-portrait image. Since the divorce rate has remained fairly constant over the past few years, there are likely many South Carolina residents who will be seeking a dissolution of their own.

Some couples using new technology when considering divorce

It is estimated that approximately half of marriages will not last. While the odds of getting a divorce have not changed dramatically over the past several years, there are some warring couples who are purportedly using new technology in the their quest to gather incriminating evidence. While the majority of South Carolina residents may not resort to such devices, there are questions over the legality of such tools.

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