Monthly Archives: August 2013

7 Dos And Donts In Family Court

What A Judge DOES And DOES NOT Want In Their Courtroom We would all like to avoid going to court for any reason but with life’s many twists and turns, we may find ourselves there anyway. It would be wise

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The Consequences Of Actions With Your Children

What Are You Teaching Your Kids?   Sometimes we all need to step back and reflect on what’s going on around us. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the busy every day hum drum of our normal everyday lives;

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Posted in A Childs Best Interests, Children, Co-Parenting, Family, Healthy Living, Parenting Tips, Raising Children, Single Parenting, Stepparenting

Should You Terminate Your Parental Rights?

Termination Of Parental Rights and What To Consider Every state has options for minors seeking to terminate their biological parents’ parental rights. This meaning that the parents will no longer have any legal say in their child’s lives. Does this

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9 Ways to Help Abused Children

9 Ways to Help an Abused Child Survivors of child abuse come in all shapes and sizes. From the rebellious teen with multiple piercings to the tiny, happy toddler who looks like he doesn’t have a care in the world.

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Posted in Children, Healthy Living, Parenting Tips

Child Custody and Same Sex Marriage

How Will Family Courts Address Child Custody In Same Sex Marriages? With the U. S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling striking down part of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, this is yet another iron in the fire for the family

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How To Be Prepared In Family Law And Plan For The Future

The Times They Are a Changin’             As Americans we have an idea of how we want our families to be. Unfortunately, the ideas we have don’t always match up with the reality of the world and the future is

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Posted in A Childs Best Interests, child custody battles, Children, Courtroom Preparation, Divorce, Family Court, Joint Custody, Single Parenting

Child Support Guidelines For New York

New York Child Support Guide And Regulations Child Support Eligibility Any parent or nonparent caregiver acting as guardian of at least one child under the age of 21 is eligible to apply for child support services. Such person is considered

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Tips For Single Parents Getting Back Into The Dating Scene

Getting Back In The Saddle              The fact of the matter is that you don’t want to be single forever after you split up from your previous spouse whom you shared a life and a child with. People are going

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Posted in A Childs Best Interests, Children, Co-Parenting, Family, Healthy Living, Parenting Tips, Raising Children, Relationships, Single Parenting

4 Ways To Deal With Alcoholic And Drug Abusing Exes

Is your ex an alcoholic or do they abuse drugs? Going through a divorce is hard enough but when dealing with an alcoholic or substance abusing ex can be quite traumatic. There are numerous ways to deal with such a

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5 Things New Parenting Steps To Know

5 Things New Step Parents Should Know When you marry someone who already has children or you have children of your own, there are many pitfalls that can trip you up. Below are 5 guidelines that can help you on

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