Talking to Children about Divorce

Times of transition can be stressful for the entire family, particularly for children.  Although it may be difficult to know what and how much to say, it is important to speak to children about family transformations and how it affects them.  Below are links to professional organizations who offer advice on how families can engage in age-appropriate discussions about their changing circumstances.  Sessums Black, PA strives to provide superior legal assistance to its clients facing all forms of family transitions.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

American Academy of Pediatrics