Each year, many Oregon couples resort to divorce as an option to reduce tensions, disagreements and stress associated with deteriorating relationships. While it is never convenient and rarely peaceful from start to finish, couples can take proactive steps to keep proceedings as productive and drama-free as possible.
Pending a divorce, many Oregon parents share similar concerns including how to help their children cope and how to reach an amicable custody agreement. Another prevalent anxiety is often centered around the ability to maintain strong parent-child relationships despite significant changes to the familial structure.
Oregon couples who are thinking about filing for divorce should consider the benefits of resolving their differences through mediation. Although they may be ready to hurry through the process so they can move on with their lives and start over, careful consideration to all aspects of their situations is necessary to help them achieve the best outcomes and protect themselves from the stress and strain it can put on their lives. According to Prevention.com, divorces can affect a person’s emotional and physical health. Mediation can help couples to finalize their divorces faster than litigation.