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Grandparents’ Custody And Visitation Rights

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With blended families, step-siblings, adoption, same-sex couples, extended clans, and more, the notion of family means different things to different people. In most cases, parents play the largest role in raising children, but not always. Depending on the circumstances, grandparents may find themselves in the traditional parental role. This begs …

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Preparing Your Custody Case

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Our children mean the world to us and ugly child custody battles are an unfortunate part of many divorces. Since these can become heated, contentious, and emotional, parents don’t always think straight. As a result, it’s important to prepare for child custody cases ahead of time. When it comes to …

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5 Avoidable Missteps

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Like other family law cases, child custody battles often become complex and heated. It’s easy to miss details along the way, but such oversights can have a high cost. Too often, mistakes, errors, or lapses in judgment have significant and lasting consequences. With that in mind, here are a few …

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What Is A De Facto Parent?

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Most people think of a family as consisting of a mother, father, and a couple of kids. Maybe the dog shows up in the family portrait. That’s the image that often springs immediately to mind. But families come in all shapes, sizes, and varieties. Often times the person or people …

Finding a Child Custody Lawyer

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There are few things in this world as important to us as our children. That’s a huge part of why custody cases frequently become fraught, heated exchanges. We just want what’s best for them, and we’re willing to fight for it. When these cases turn contentious, it’s usually a good …

Help Exchanges Go Smoothly

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There are bound to be hurt feelings and leftover traces of hostility and resentment following a divorce. After all, if things were all sunshine and puppy dogs, the marriage probably wouldn’t be over. In many cases, exes never want to see one another again. And in some situations, that works …

Potential Dangers of Remarriage

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In a landscape where divorce and remarriage are regular occurrences, blended families have become increasingly commonplace. Stepparenting and bringing distinct families together never goes as smooth and simple as on The Brady Bunch. Even in the best of times. But what about the potential dangers, like when members of one …

Child Custody and the Military

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Child custody battles in the wake of divorce are often heated, stressful, contentious undertakings. You want to fight every step of the way for guardianship and to be a continual presence in your child’s life. A tough task anytime, how can you contend with this if you’re halfway around the …

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Vaccinations & Child Custody

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The topic of vaccinations and whether they do more harm than good has been a hot public debate recently. Everyone from certified experts citing facts to celebrities have thrown in their two cents. Fallout from this conflict can be felt across the board, even in child custody disputes. Siding with …

Relocation After Divorce

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Divorce can be a traumatic event. Ending a marriage may throw your entire world into upheaval. After surviving this experience, many people simply want to get away and a relocation is an option. Some move to a new place to escape negative memories; to be near family, friends, or another …