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Children

7 Tips on How To Guide Your Children Through A Divorce Case

Experts report that 50% of all children in the United States will witness the divorce of their parents. The New York Times reports that even …

Relocating Children
Child Custody

What to Know About Relocating with Children After Divorce

If you are a divorced parent with custody and would like to move to a new location, whether it’s for work or any other purpose, there are some things you will need to consider regarding the other parent’s rights and your child’s best interests.
First, check your Judgment to see if there are any restrictions on either parent’s ability to move the child outside a particular county or counties as restrictions are common in custody orders.
In some cases, the custodial parent must provide the noncustodial parent with advance, written notice of his or her intent change the child’s residence to give that parent a chance to object with the court.
Once the court receives the objection, it will schedule a hearing to address the issue.
The court’s decision
The court will consider the following factors when deciding if the move is in the child’s best interest:

Co-Parenting
Child Custody

New Research Indicates Co-Parenting is Best for Children

The toughest aspect of divorce for parents is deciding what is best for your children. Should you share custody? Or should one parent be the primary custodian, while the other enjoys substantial parenting time? The answer depends upon your particular situation and family. However, new research demonstrates why co-parenting may be the best option.

collaborative divorce
Children

How Collaborative Divorce Can Benefit Your Children

Divorce may be hard on you, but it’s even harder on your children. By opting for a collaborative divorce, you can spare them the emotional turmoil that comes with a knock-down, drag-out contested (and contentious) divorce. During a split-up, children are especially sensitive to how parents react to each other.

Co-Parenting and divorce
Children

Divorce, Kids and Co-Parenting

A major question when parents’ divorce is how to best provide for the interests of their children. A parenting plan answers that question and gives …

Prioritize Children Divorce
Children

How to Prioritize Your Children During Your Divorce

When a couple decides to divorce, one of the most important early decisions should be to prioritize your children throughout the divorce process.  This starts with …

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