Separation and divorce have a profound impact on families. The stress can be overwhelming as parents struggle to take care of the emotional and financial needs of their children and themselves.
This information helps parents guide their children through separation and divorce, and calculate a child support amount to cover the costs of raising their children.
This parent’s guide is a companion to A Kids Guide to Separation and Divorce and a Teen Guide to Separation and Divorce.
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Parenting After Separation is an online course that mirrors the content of in-person workshops delivered throughout British Columbia. The course covers key legal rights and responsibilities, the impact on the children, communication and problem solving. The course helps participants make positive decisions about the way they resolve parenting issues after separation.
This online course provides information and strategies to help separating parents make positive decisions about parenting arrangements, child support, spousal support and property division. The focus is on information, building financial skills and increasing awareness of options for dealing with the financial challenges of parenting after separation.
What parents can do to help their children cope better with the separation or divorce.
The types of feelings your children may be experiencing and what you can do if they act out.
How you deal with this crucial step will have a great impact on how your children adapt to this change in their lives.
Child support is the money one parent pays the other for the financial support of their child or children.