Parenting through Divorce: Helping Your Children Thrive During and After the Split (Paperback)
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Divorce has devastating effects on children. Yet for divorcing parents who carefully consider and manage the intricacies associated with this difficult time, both parents, as seen from the child’s perspective, can remain as loving and supportive as they ever were.
Parenting Through Divorce concisely lays out the specific emotions and reactions parents need to anticipate from their children while going through separation, divorce, and its aftermath. Rather than weighing parents down with complicated plans, confusing information, and legal terminology, this book takes a commonsense approach, providing readers in a state of emotional distress with the practical, down-to-earth advice they need to sensibly and comfortingly guide their children through this often-painful process.
Covering the most common mistakes divorcing parents tend to make, as well as addressing special issues that come up for kids of different age groups, this book helps you retain a strong, healthy, and loving environment for your child, even in the midst of change. This is a much-needed repository of wisdom and practical counsel for any family going through a time of heightened feelings and fragile relationships.
About the Author
James L. Hyer is currently an attorney admitted to practice law in the Courts of the State of New York, Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York, and is also a trained mediator. Mr. Hyer has successfully assisted clients in a wide range of areas including sophisticated estate planning, estate and trust litigation, guardianship proceedings, complex commercial litigation and real estate transactions. Hyer’ s dedication to his clients and the profession has led him to be selected for the prestigious American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best In Client Satisfaction Honor; Legal Leaders published in the Wall Street Journal and New York State Bar Association Journal; Leading Attorney Under 40 in 2016 presented by Pace Law School, Westchester County Bar Association and Westchester Women’ s Bar Association, and; Leadership Award in 2014 from the Westchester County Bar Association, and with Advancing Human Rights Award from Westchester Residential Opportunities, Inc., in 2017.