Sevierville, Tennessee, Family Law Blog

Should you wait until the kids are older to divorce?

Deciding the best time to end an unhappy marriage often requires a lot of thought. As a Tennessee parent, you may feel particularly concerned about how your children may fare during your divorce. Therefore, you and your spouse may consider putting the divorce off until the children reach an older age or maybe choose to move forward with legal proceedings while they remain young as a rip-off-the-Band-Aid type approach.

Of course, no set perfect timing exists for such a situation, and because of that, you certainly want to consider various aspects of your life and your children's lives before deciding when to go through with divorce. In doing so, you may find yourself interested in how age could affect children's views on the circumstances.

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