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Coping With Change After Divorce

Coping With Change                 Dealing with the aftermath of your divorce can and/or will be tough. The logistical factors of divorcing your ex and sharing custody of the kids such as moving to a new house, getting new furniture, dividing

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Parental Relocation in Child Custody and Visitation situations

Relocating                 One of the most difficult aspects of family law concerns relocation of one, or maybe both, of the parents. Fast forward to after the initial court proceedings, past the child support hearings and signing of documents, to the

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Parenting Plans, Raising Children

Let’s Define Our Child Custody Terms

What is child custody?             As you hammer out the details of dividing up time with your children as you and your ex begin to finalize everything and draw up the necessary paperwork, it’s a good idea to know exactly

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Children, Family, Parenting Plans

Reconnecting With Your Kids

There are a lot of parents out there that aren’t as close to their kids as they’d like to be or should be. Many parents have been away from their children for extended periods of time and this has caused

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Posted in Child Custody, Child Visitation, Divorce, Parenting Plans, Parenting Tips

Letting Your Children Choose For Themselves

All this mucking about in court and making decisions for your kids, even if they are in their best interests, can sometimes overlook what the child actually wants. Take a moment to step back from all this and ask yourself,

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

Grandparent and Third Party Custody Visitation in Missouri

If you are a grandparent and are seeking custody and visitation rights in Missouri, Missouri: Missouri child custody law permits grandparent visitation only in limited situations. There is no guaranteed right for a grandparent to have visitation with a grandchild.

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Divorce, Child Custody and Child Visitation Guidelines in Missouri

In Missouri, the expressions “father and mother”, “parent”, “child”, are defined broadly;, the terms … shall apply to children born out of wedlock and to children born in wedlock, and the terms “father and mother”, “parent”, “child”, shall apply without

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Dating as a Single Parent

Okay, so you’re a single parent now. You need to weigh out your options and get things straight before you do anything. This could mean a lot of things; it could mean finding a new place. This, in itself, has

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Posted in Child Visitation, Raising Children

Obtaining custody and visitation in California

Unmarried Parents:  If you are an unmarried mother you have full custody of your child.  However, there may be instances when you may still need a written order from the court which documents your parental rights such as when you

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Posted in California, Child Custody, Child Visitation, Divorce, Paternity
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