If you have been fighting in court with your ex for years, it is not surprising if you feel like you never want to see him or her again! You are probably exhausted, emotionally drained, and financially wrecked! You probably feel like you (and your kids) would be so much better off if your ex would just leave you all alone! It is not surprising, then, that you might ask your lawyer: Is there a way that I can legally keep my ex away from my kids? Many people think long and hard about this question. They may have decided they can live without child support. They may have figured out a way that they that they can take care of their kids alone, without their ex ever having to do anything. They may even believe that their children would be better off if they never saw their other parent again. When it comes to deciding anything regarding children, the courts are always going to look at what is in the children’s best interests. That is the legal standard they measure everything against. But, what if you think it is in your children’s best interest to be raised without interference from your ex? Is there a way that you can legally keep your ex out of their lives? This Two Minute Divorce Tip tackles the question: Can I keep my ex away from my kids head on. To hear the answer, take a quick look at the video.
About Karen Covy
Karen Covy, J.D., C.D.C., is a Divorce Advisor, Divorce Attorney, and a Divorce Coach in Chicago, Illinois. She is committed to helping those who are facing divorce get through the process with the least amount of conflict, cost and collateral damage possible. Karen is also the author of When Happily Ever After Ends: How to Survive Your Divorce Legally, Financially and Emotionally, and the Creator of the Divorce Road Map Online Program and the Decision Day Retreat.