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What Not To Do in Family Court

February 11, 2014

While your family-court case will be decided by the judge by applying the law to the facts, how you look, act, and behave in court can affect the judge’s opinion of you and may influence the decision in your case.

Talking About Child Support with Your Child

February 11, 2014

Child support payments are generally made by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. The purpose of the payments is to ensure that the child maintains the same standard of living he had during the marriage, or would have had

Can Addicts Get Custody?

February 10, 2014

If your ex is an addict, you may be very concerned about your child’s safety and worried that your ex might get custody or unsupervised visitation. Addiction is a serious matter and one that the court is greatly concerned about.

What You Need to Know About Child Abuse and Custody

February 10, 2014

The sexual-abuse allegations against Woody Allen by his daughter Dylan Farrow made national news last year and have turned the spotlight on child abuse and custody. Dylan alleges Allen sexually abused her as a child back in 1992, when she

Ways for Non-Custodial Parents to Stay Involved

February 10, 2014

In most custody cases, one parent will be named as the custodial parent, which is the parent with whom the child will live most of the time. The other parent becomes a non-custodial parent, seeing the child at times specified

Religion and Child Custody

February 10, 2014

What religion your child is raised in can be an important decision during marriage. After a divorce or custody case, this issue can become even more complicated. There is no uniform law regarding this issue; therefore, should one parent argue

The Benefits of Sharing Holidays After Divorce

January 21, 2014

Many parenting plans create a holiday schedule that either gives each parent specific holidays every year or creates a schedule that alternates holidays between the parents throughout the year, so that both parents have holiday time with their child. Holiday

Unscheduled Parenting Time

January 21, 2014

Your parenting plan creates the schedule for how you and the other parent will share time with your child. Your plan may be very specific and list definite days and times, or it may be less definite and provide for

The Tender Years Doctrine in Child Custody Cases

January 8, 2014

You may have heard of the phrase “the tender years doctrine”. This has to do with custody cases. The tender years doctrine was an approach to custody cases in which courts held that a young child (usually under age 7)

Counteracting Your Ex’s Dirty Tricks in a Divorce

January 8, 2014

If you are unfortunate enough to have an ex who is ready to use every dirty trick in the book to gain an advantage in your divorce, you need to start thinking proactively about how to protect yourself. Here are

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