Divorce affects children. Even if you are an attentive, caring and alert parent, children of all ages display signs of stress in the weeks, months and years that follow their parents’ separation and divorce. There is a wide range of what is considered to be a normal reaction to this change in life circumstance. If your child is acting out and you are not certain if outside intervention is necessary, ask your physician, divorce attorney or local child welfare office for a referral to a licensed mental health professional.
Here are a few warning signs that your child might need some additional support, as well as some tips:
If you are divorcing, you can help minimize the impact your divorce has on your kids by keeping alert to your child’s mood and creating a solid parenting plan with your ex. A skilled divorce attorney can help you. Call the Buffalo, NY Law Offices of Randy S. Margulis at 716.886.9600 or contact us online.
As a Buffalo divorce lawyer for 25 years, I have devoted myself to solving the problems that affect families throughout the Buffalo metropolitan area and Western New York. As a family law attorney, I make it my goal to create a partnership of trust with my clients. People put their trust in me to handle cases that can potentially have a long-lasting impact on not only their lives, but the lives of their family as well.