Tips for Co-Parenting in Challenging Situations

Co-Parenting While parents may decide they no longer want to have a relationship with each other, in the vast majority of situations they both want to play a role in the lives of their children. Trying to define the nature and extent of that role—...

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How can I file a petition for sole custody?

Family law courts have mostly moved away from awarding one parent in a divorce sole or full custody of a child. While the importance of both parents spending equal amounts of time with their children is recognized, exceptions do exist. If you are goi...

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Child custody can be smooth and easy

Child custody is usually a big issue in a divorce. Both of you want to ensure that you can have a close relationship with your children and that means that an arrangement needs to be made with someone you may not trust completely anymore. It isn't th...

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Kelly Rutherford loses ability to visit with kids in U.S.

It's always important to talk to your lawyer about anything you are thinking about doing that may affect your custody agreement, but this is even more true when you are fighting a custody battle. Every decision you make and action you take has the po...

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Establishing a custody order

While deciding custody and child support during a divorce can be a very challenging experience, those who were never married may face even more difficulties. This is especially true in the case of the noncustodial parent. Even though it can be a diff...

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Boy abducted by father found 13 years later

While watching the news can often make it seem otherwise, the truth is that most child abductions are done by a parent or other family member. In some cases, the parent takes the child because he or she she believes it is in the best interests of t...

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