As a father, one thing you might worry about is that the court will have an unconscious bias toward giving the mother of your children custody. The reality is that there is not supposed to be a bias of any kind, but that doesn't mean there isn't. The good news is that you can take steps to make yourself stand out as a great father in court, helping your case for custody.
Alimony is something that you may be able to seek during your divorce if you've been supporting your spouse through unpaid labor or if you are the lesser-earning spouse. There are a few different kinds of alimony, but the aim is the same. Alimony can help boost your income.
Child custody arrangements aren't always easy for parents to come up with. In fact, custody disputes are fairly common. It's not easy to know that they'll be separated from you, even if they're with your ex-spouse. The good news is that there are ways to cope with this and work through the arrangement of a good parenting plan.
Both spouses usually own the family home together as a part of the marital estate. This can leave the question of who will stay in the family residence somewhat unclear. Since a home is usually worth over a hundred thousand dollars — often several hundred thousand dollars — allowing one spouse to keep the residence may not even be possible.