For many couples, the entire process of getting a divorce can bring up bitterness and emotional challenges that will last for a long time. Some couples may cut contact after their divorce, but others are able to stay on relatively good terms and keep in touch when necessary. This is especially important for couples with children, especially if they are sharing custody rights or one parent has visitation rights. It can be hard to try to remain amicable with your ex, especially if you are very upset with certain aspects of the divorce (such as the financial outcome of your divorce or how custody was awarded).
By staying on good terms with your former marital partner, you may be able to not only reduce stress in your life, but you could have an easier time dealing with financial issues related to family law. For example, if you have to pay child support or alimony, keeping in touch in an amicable manner could make your life easier. Likewise, if you receive these payments, staying on good terms with your ex could reduce the likelihood of them missing payments or failing to live up to their responsibilities altogether.
Our law office knows that for some people, recovering from a divorce can be incredibly difficult. Sometimes, it can take a while before someone feels comfortable having anything to do with their ex, especially if they are upset with their ex over an affair or some other issue. Remember that your divorce is unique, and this also applies to the details of your life after divorce. Therefore, you should carefully approach your situation in a way that is best for you.