Returning to Work Following a Divorce

Securing an agreement for spousal support is just the first part of getting back to enjoying your quality of life before the divorce. Clients continue to fall into the trap of believing that for the rest of their lives they will survive off alimony. Nevertheless, alimony is intended only to be a temporary solution in many situations. It's up to you to put yourself in a position you no longer need to rely on alimony.

It may seem like a daunting task to return to the workplace after your divorce, particularly if you gave up your career to become a parent who remains at home. You should know that it is possible to transition back to a career. Nonetheless, your concerns are valid, as it may take time to restart your career. Sticking to the following steps will make the transition easier.

Take a close look at your skills and see what it is you’d like to do. Just because your professional training is in a certain area does not mean that you need to go back to it. However, do consider what training may be needed, such as going back to school.

Get in touch with friends and family. It can be just as valuable to have personal contacts in the industry as a long history of employment. Do not be afraid to rely on them.

This update is provided by the firm Rafool, LLC. We have a strong reputation throughout Florida and we have numerous years of experience representing clients involved in complex divorce cases as well as other family law matters. Should you have any domestic or family issue, we are here to assist you by providing educated advice and skilled, professional advocacy. Call 305-567-9400 to speak with a Miami family law lawyer or a Miami FL divorce attorney.

This information is provided for educational or informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.