Summer has arrived and school is out! This is the time of year children long for, as it is the time for families to spend time together and bond. The majority of Arizona parents understand the importance of being involved with their children’s lives, but for some, it is not always easy. As is the case with married couples, the children of divorced parents also need the foundation of parental involvement to build a sound foundation in life. Child support payments and regular visitation by non-custodial parents play an important role in creating such a strong foundation.
Fun activities and time spent with children are excellent opportunities to bond and are meaningful to children. In the case of divorced couples, the children need to experience the involvement of both parents. It is also very important that child support payments are made regularly, as children rely on these payments to provide their basic needs. Regular payments provide stability, which brings along with it better grades, better behavior at school and a greater possibility of completing school and going on to college.
Although financial stability brings along with it many benefits, children need more. Children also need the parent paying child support to be involved in their lives. Fortunately, most divorced parents manage to meet their responsibilities. However, for those who feel overwhelmed, a number of support and training programs exist to inform them of their rights and responsibilities.
Divorced couples in Arizona who find themselves faced with issues concerning visitation, which they find difficult to resolve, may wish to consider assistance, such as using a mediator. There are many options that divorced parents can consider in order to find the most workable solution for them and the most beneficial for their children. By getting help, divorced couples can ensure that they get what all parents want — what is best for their children.
Contact Our Phoenix Divorce Lawyers
Regardless of how long you have been married or how complicated your case may seem, our lawyers can help. Call the Law Offices of Janice M. Palmer, P.C. at (480) 820-4771 or toll-free at (888) 352-7725 for a consultation.
Source: alicetx.com, “Summer is here“, Greg Abbott, July 3, 2014