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A Letter To The Unemployed

In Child Support, Spousal Support on December 1, 2008 at 8:44 am

            If you’ve just been laid off, or perhaps have been unemployed for quite a while, it must be very scary, to be reading the papers and watching the news. It’s a cruel reality that the more money you used to make, the longer it will be before your next new job. This means that you must take certain actions immediately to come through this safely.

            For most people being unemployed is a terribly stressful time, and to be facing this holiday season, with what so many pundits feel is going to be a horrendous upcoming year, only adds to the overall anxiety. Rather than simply pile on with all the others, I thought I’d dispense some positive actions that people can take to confront the reality.

            It is a common human desire to ‘whistle past the graveyard’ and ignore the dangers. I don’t recommend it. In my ten years of practice, I’ve had many ex-spouses and non-custodial parents who thought that they could ignore the subject of their spousal/child support issues and they would just go away. It doesn’t really work that way.

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