San Jose Family Law Attorney how divorcing parent classes can benefit children in custody cases.
Children are often the collateral damage during the custody battles that rage within family law courts. So often parents are so caught up in the battle with their former spouse that they don’t realize the damage the negative comments and constant strife are doing to their children. That is where classes for divorcing parents can play a role to help lessen the stress level of the child.
Twenty seven states now require the class which teaches parents to continue to partner as parents after their marriage or relationship has ended. This process teaches them skills they can use to work together for the best interests of their child without bringing the negative baggage into the child’s world.
The approach the classes use varies greatly. Some use a lecture format. Others use a small group format, and Internet-based classes are a fast-growing option that can be used to fulfill court orders for parent education. The goal of the classes is to help the parents understand the emotions of a divorce while keeping the parental relationship separate from the adult relationship that is coming to an end.
There are a few common themes in the classes. First, children need both parents in their lives if possible. Second, children should be allowed to be children and not take on adult roles within the family. The classes have been successful across the country, and have benefitted countless families by teaching them how to get along when they are no longer living together.
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