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Starting a new job because of divorce issues

On Behalf of | Aug 4, 2020 | Divorce |

When it comes to divorce, there are a number of factors to take into consideration if you are currently working or plan to start a job in the near future. For example, employment and other sources of income affect those required to pay child support or alimony and also play a key role in a parent’s ability to provide their child with the resources they need. Sometimes, people start new jobs as a direct result of divorce matters.

Starting a new position is often very stressful, especially for someone who has already dealt with strong emotions as a result of their marriage ending. However, approaching employment properly often helps reduce strain and leads to a brighter future.

Finding a job

Sometimes, people move after their divorce and they need to find work that is closer to their current residence. Or, some people are able to pursue more lucrative opportunities because they are no longer stuck in the city or state they used to live in with their spouse. When finding a new job, it is critical for people who have family law obligations to take these issues into consideration, such as alimony payments and child support.

Getting a second job

One job is not always enough, especially if a worker’s hours are cut. Those who have to provide for their children or make payments to their former spouse sometimes need to take on a second job, in which case it is essential to take various factors into consideration (from daily schedules to how a second job will impact one’s ability to spend time with their children). Feel free to browse through our website to go over other topics related to the end of marriage.