Monthly Archives: February 2013

Don’t Improvise Or Try To Wing-It In Family Court

Making Clear Decisions Before and After Court                 It’s easy to lose yourself in the moment in any situation; child custody battles are no different. Without exaggerating I can say that being clear headed, making well thought out decisions and

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Posted in A Childs Best Interests, Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Courtroom Preparation, Divorce, Family Court, Joint Custody, Mediation, Parenting Plans, Parenting Tips

Making Decisions In The Best Interests Of Your Children

What are determining factors Judges Use To Make Decisions?             The judge is always going to make a ruling that is in the child’s best interests. As such, the argument you bring to the court room regarding why you’re seeking

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When Does Mediation Work In Family Court?

Is Mediation Your Best Option?             Mediation can be a great alternative to going through court over a custody or visitation issue in family law. Going to court can be messy, time consuming and costly. A lot of parents out

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How Can I Be a Better Single Parent?

Talking With Your Ex                 It is possible to have a healthy relationship with your ex after you guys split up. A common stereotype in our country is that we have to be enemies with our ex’s. This creates a

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Divorce, Family, Parenting Tips, Raising Children

How Do You Know When A Parent Is Fit Or Unfit?

Proof of Parenting                 An unfortunate part of the family legal process is having to prove to the judge that the other parent is not a good person for your child to be around. The point in family court is

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Courtroom Preparation, Family, Family Court, Parenting Plans

How Does A Judge Make Decisions with Child Custody Cases?

Child Custody Factors in the Judge’s Ruling                  A judge isn’t going to dismiss your case because of a single factor in your case file or your personal life. Everyone has issues and nobody is perfect here. However, the judge

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Courtroom Preparation, Joint Custody, Modifications, Parenting Plans

What can I do if the other parent kidnaps my child?

Can I go pick up my child or children from the other parent if there is no court order? The answer is:  it all depends.  Depends on whether there is a court order, or if the parents are married or

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