With Memorial Day just around the corner, it's time to once again review your summer child custody plans. For some families, these transitions can be a little difficult to get used to. But with some patience and a little advance planning, everyone can get on board.
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Regardless of how you personally feel about sites like Facebook and Twitter, social media sites are here to stay. But for those locked in contentious divorces and custody battles, social media can become a minefield.
When it comes to the custody of your children, the family court judge presiding over your case often has little information on which to base this all-important decision. That's why the actions you take in court can make or break your custody case.
There are few things that can drive fear into a parent's heart like an abducted child. Even if it is known or suspected that the kidnapper is the child's other parent, there is little comfort.
Parents struggling with mental health issues often worry that their mental illness could cause them to lose custody of their children. It's a valid concern, especially if there is already an ongoing custody battle over the children.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana use here in California, questions still surround certain aspects of the substance and its usage. One particular gray area is how the state's family courts will rule regarding custody when one or both of a child's parents use cannabis.
In a world of helicopter parents and tiger moms, it can be difficult to embrace being a part-time divorced parent. But there are many reasons why this can be a status to celebrate.
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.
The end of April is fast approaching, which means that it's not too early to start addressing summer vacation plans involving the kids with your ex.
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.