Posts tagged "Child Custody"

Child custody can heighten the stakes when dissolving a marriage

The desolation of a marriage is an emotionally charged time for both you and your spouse and divorce becomes more complex when there are children involved. Addressing financial matters of property division, spousal support, and so on is paramount; however, next to the emotional question of who will maintain custody of your child, these factors may seem much less critical. Often, those impacted most by divorce are the children involved. Settling issues of intangible value like child custody, support and visitation rights can be taxing on both parties. While there may be contention as to the correct course of action, it is typically best for the minors that a certain amount of civility and objectivity be exercised to reach an outcome that is in your children’s best interest.

Why Child Custody Should be in the Best Interest of Children

Child custody is a highly sensitive issue, which evokes varied emotions whenever it is raised. This issue often comes up when parents are undergoing a divorce or separation. By contesting your children's custody with your spouse, you are possibly acting in their best interests.

Why Child Custody Should be in the Best Interest of Children

Child custody is a highly sensitive issue, which evokes varied emotions whenever it is raised. This issue often comes up when parents are undergoing a divorce or separation. By contesting your children's custody with your spouse, you are possibly acting in their best interests. An attorney will guide you through the difficulties involved with the objective of safeguarding your interests, and those of your children.

What to do when holiday parenting time issues arise

The decorations look wonderful, and the table is set. Your guests are coming in and everything is prepared for a festive Christmas celebration. However, the children haven’t arrived yet. Even more annoying (or troubling depending on your circumstances) your ex is not answering their cell phone.

What is a parenting plan, and what should it include?

Parenting plans are legal documents that define the visitation and custody agreements you and your ex-spouse have agreed on. The agreement may also be known as the Custody and Visitation Agreement in court. This plan is highly detailed, showing details about the times when a child will be with each parent. The details include information on holidays, events, vacations and how visitation and custody will work on a day-to-day basis.

How to help your child adjust to divorce

When children are part of a divorce, it can be hard on them, potentially harder than it is for the parents themselves. Parents who are separating may want to make the decisions that are best for their children, but children may not understand why this separation is happening at all. They may blame themselves or even think they have the power to stop you from divorcing. It's important to show your child how he or she will be cared for and where he will spend time, so you can comfort him during this difficult time.

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