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Deciding Child Custody-How Does The Court Decide?

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 Gorry Terry (March 24, 2011)  Many parents involved in a child custody battle are rightly concerned about how the court will decide in their custody case. The principal factors in determining who gets custody of your child. . Child custody is a painful and stressful process that many parents, unfortunately, find themselves in when a relationship breaks down. One of their principal fears is the unknown and not .. (Divorce)

How Does Child Custody Court Decide Who Gets Custody?

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 Gorry Terry (March 22, 2011)  Many parents involved in a child custody battle are rightly concerned about how the court will decide in their custody case. The principal factors in determining who gets custody of your child. . Child custody is a painful and stressful process that many parents, unfortunately, find themselves in when a relationship breaks down. One of their principal fears is the unknown and not .. (Divorce)

Making a Washington DC Custody Schedule

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 Tracy Bensun (March 17, 2011)  You need to know the custody laws that impact how you make a custody schedule in Washington DC if you live there. All parents who are divorced or separated must know the laws regarding custody in order to create an effective child custody schedule that will be accepted by the court. The guidelines regarding custody can be found in Chapter 9 of Title 16 in the District of Columbia .. (Divorce)

Developing a Minnesota Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (March 11, 2011)  It is extremely important that you are familiar with the family laws in your state when making a parenting plan. In Minnesota, you can find statutes in Chapter 518 of the Minnesota Statutes. These clearly define the laws regarding child custody and visitation, court proceedings and court requirements and outlines basic elements of a parenting plan. Using the Minnesota Statutes as a .. (Divorce)

Using a Maryland Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (March 09, 2011)  It is important for divorced and separated parents to have knowledge of custody laws in order to ensure having a parenting plan that complies with the laws of the state and the rules of the court. In Maryland, the family laws are derived from three sources that combine to form the basis for court procedures. The Maryland Code, Maryland Court Rules and Maryland Case Law are the .. (Divorce)

Is It Time To Call Divorce Lawyer Liverpool?

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 Tracey Miller (March 05, 2011)  Although marriages are supposed to be made in heaven and should last forever, there are times when things fall apart and before you knew it, the need to file for divorce would be very pressing. Now you would think if it is really important to hire Solicitors in Liverpool? Do you need one to help you secure custody of your children? The Work Of Divorce Lawyers Divorce lawyers are here .. (Divorce)

Solicitors in Liverpool: How They Make Life Easy For You

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 Tracey Miller (March 05, 2011)  The complexities of family law problems can make someone face so much hurdles. Once a family gets faced of problems, the emotional tensions could become too overwhelming. The Solicitors in Liverpool will keep clients informed of every step that they must take to proceed with the legal separation process. Aside from properly settling the issues, clients could minimize an ongoing .. (Divorce)

How To Get The Help Of Solicitors Liverpool

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 Tracey Miller (March 05, 2011)  Being faced with familial problems sometimes makes a person feel that the problem is a curse that has no other end but distraction. Filing a divorce without the help of a good lawyer can lead to a disaster. Getting a good lawyer is very important in every legal battle. The lawyer would take care of all the things about the case, you will be informed of your legal rights and would .. (Divorce)

The Emotional And Physical Effects of Divorce on Children

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 Chris Mollo (February 27, 2011)  The effects of divorce can be difficult for all parties involved, but the effects of divorce on children may be the most long-lasting. From lashing out to wetting the bed, it’s important that parents know the possible emotional and physical effects so that changes can be dealt with as they occur in a child’s physical or emotional state. Physical Changes: There are many ways . (Divorce)

Women Getting Over A Marriage Break Up - How You Can Move On

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 Suzy Weiss (February 24, 2011)  Women getting over a marriage break up is never easy. Maybe once in your life you thought you have found the right person to grow old with. You marry each other, and you live a good life together for a few months or years. Then unexpected things will happen. You try counseling to make things work. Yet you still can't fix the issues within the marriage. The only solution you could think .. (Divorce)

Making a South Dakota Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (February 14, 2011)  The most important document in a child custody situation is a parenting plan. A parenting plan outlines all information about how both parents will continue to care for the child after a separation or divorce. It is essential that parents take the necessary time to create a detailed plan that is well thought out and that has the child's best interests in it. When making a South Dakota . (Divorce)

5 Things Divorcing Couples Can Do To Protect Their Children

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 Michele Mcinaney (February 08, 2011)  : In the 25 years that I have been guiding couples through non-adversarial divorces, one thing is clear. No parent ever wants to knowingly do harm to their children. Yet, during the emotional and sometimes confusing journey of divorce, parents sometimes unwittingly put their children in harms way. There are a few things you and your soon-to-be-ex spouse can do to ensure that your .. (Divorce)

You and Your Spouse Can Divorce Without Going to Court

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 Michele Mcinaney (February 08, 2011)  It’s an old story line and one we see in the news all the time with celebrities and other folks who have gained notoriety for a whole host of reasons. Divorces can be messy, angry and volatile, and they make for great prime time TV court room drama. In fact, with all that high drama shown in the movies and on prime time TV, many couples don’t know there is another choice. .. (Divorce)

Facing Divorce? Collaborative Practice provides A Respectful, Supportive Approach

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 Michele Mcinaney (February 08, 2011)  If you’re facing a divorce and want to avoid a long, drawn out adversarial process, then collaborative practice may be the answer for you and your spouse. It works in a very simple way. You and your spouse pledge to avoid court. You also pledge to engage in n honest exchange of information and work together in real time to solve challenges and problems so they don’t become .. (Divorce)

Following a Georgia Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (February 01, 2011)  As a parent who is separated or divorced, you need to know your state's laws on child visitation and custody. You have to create custody documents like parenting plans and custody agreements that are in accordance with your state's laws. You need a parenting plan so you need to know and understand your state's child custody laws. If you live in Georgia, you can find child custody laws .. (Divorce)

Following a Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (January 07, 2011)  If you have separated or divorced and you have children, you need a parenting plan. It is important to create and follow your parenting plan to ensure it is working. You may be wondering what goes in to a parenting plan to make it work. Let's take a look at the basics of a parenting plan so you can make and follow one that works for your situation. Here are the basic essentials you .. (Divorce)

Breaking Up Advice For Women - Ways On How To Move On

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 Suzy Weiss (January 06, 2011)  Are you trying to move on after a failed relationship or marriage? The first thing about breaking up advice for women over 40 that you have to know is that it's over. You need to be completely sure that the relationship is all over. Once you are certain that you would not get back with your ex again, take necessary actions. You would have to come into terms with how you can get your .. (Divorce)

Filing For Child Custody-4 Helpful Tips for a Successful Application

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  When filing for child custody, or indeed making any application in relation to your custody dispute such as a modification, you will need to approach the task in a professional manner. These 4 tips should be helpful in that regard. . Tip 1 One of the most crucial decisions you will make is your choice of lawyer. You'll be working incredibly close with this person on a case that is .. (Divorce)

Fathers Visitation Rights in Child Custody Battles

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  When a relationship breaks down and there are children involved there will often be a custody battle over many issues to do with the child/children. Many fathers are concerned, understandably, about what this means for them. . Fathers visitations rights will arise in circumstances where they do not win custody of the child and these visitation rights can be agreed with the custodial .. (Divorce)

Fathers Custody Rights-The Critical Issues You Must Consider

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  The first issue that concerns dads is the fear and apprehension that they will automatically lose custody of their child to their mum. However this is not always the case, although it does occur in the majority of cases, and the primary concern of the court which must decide is what is in the best interests of the child. To decide this issue the court will address the question. . 'who . (Divorce)

Fathers Custody Rights-A Review of the leading Child Custody Book

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  Dr. Bricklin and Dr. Elliot are well regarded experts in the field of child psychology and have 30 years experience helping fathers to adopt the correct approach in fighting for custody of their children on the break up of a relationship. The first key point in their book is that it is much easier to win custody of your child at the outset than it is to have a case reopened later. .. (Divorce)

Child Support Law-What Every Parent Need To Know About Child Support Laws

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  A quick look at the history of how child support laws were enforced clearly illustrates the obvious short-comings of that system. Simply put, judges considered basically two factors: 1) The parent's ability to pay. 2) What the child would need. It goes without saying, child custody and support, especially as a part of divorce settlements, are emotionally-charged situations. With the .. (Divorce)

Child Custody For Unmarried Parents-The Essentials

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 Gorry Terry (December 28, 2010)  Child custody problems for unmarried couples are every bit as complicated for unmarried couples as it is for married couples who decide to divorce. There are entirely new and different issues in unmarried child custody cases. The primary question is who gets custody of the child if the couple is never married? Ordinarily, unmarried fathers will fight for contact and child custody .. (Divorce)

You Too Can Know How to Get Back Together With Your Ex With These 3 Steps

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 Mike Grant (December 18, 2010)  Perhaps you have just broke up with your ex and you are pondering “How can I get back together with my ex"? You might be aiming to reconcile and get back along with your ex, and this is a very frequent emotion that practically most everyone will face. Often in a split up, you may see on your own tunneling into a point of sadness and sadness, and you will probably be desperate to .. (Divorce)

Stop Divorce Proceedings and Repair Your Marriage

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 Kaushal Gandhi (December 16, 2010)  Divorce was once a taboo subject reserved for only the most serious problems that could arise in a marriage. Today, divorce is viewed very differently. The divorce rate has grown dramatically in the past several decades. Analysts estimate at least half of all first marriages will end in divorce. Second and third marriages have an even higher failure rate. Society has embraced divorce .. (Divorce)

Making A Good Parenting Plan

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 Tracy Bensun (December 10, 2010)  As a parent, you know and want what is best for your children. If you are divorced or separated, you may find yourself at a loss as to how to share parental responsibilities effectively. Because it can be difficult to decide how parenting should be done after a separation or divorce, parenting plans are an excellent way to outline parenting responsibilities. Having a parenting plan is .. (Divorce)

How to Choose A Child Custody Attorney For your Child Custody Dispute

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 Gorry Terry (December 09, 2010)  A child custody dispute is difficult and stressful enough without adding to your stress with an ill chosen child custody legal professional. This article looks at why your choice of child custody lawyer is different from choosing a lawyer for other legal problems such as litigation or crime. All parents who are unfortunate to have experienced the failure of a relationship are in danger . (Divorce)

What You Need To Know About Child Visitation Rights in Child Custody Disputes

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 Gorry Terry (December 09, 2010)  After a separation or divorce, if joint child custody has been awarded, child visitation rights are granted to the non-custodial parent. A court may grant short-term visitation rights to one parent, and the other will receive primary physical custody of the child during the divorce case. In the case of a family law judge deciding that it is best for the child to maintain regular .. (Divorce)

What Everybody Should Know About Child Support Rights in Child Custody Cases

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 Gorry Terry (December 09, 2010)  Child support or maintenance is the term used for the ongoing payment for the financial care and support of children, in a marriage or relationship which has ended. This maintenance is based on the idea that both parents, whether custodial or not, are responsible for the financial support of their children. Most times, it is the non-custodial parent that will pay child support to the .. (Divorce)

How Does Divorce Mediation Work?

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 Kandice Miller (December 07, 2010)  Because of mediation, the general idea of divorce may be changing. The prevalent belief is that divorce is often frustrating, takes a long time, and unavoidably calls for going to court - not the case when it comes to mediation, a relatively new approach to divorce allowing you and your spouse to voluntarily work with each other, instead of against, to arive at mutually favorable end .. (Divorce)

The Basics of Collaborative Divorce

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 Kandice Miller (November 29, 2010)  A typical divorce proceeding is far from perfect, and can lead to just as many problems for a couple as it eliminates. Of course, the normal in-court divorce is no longer the only tactic for successful dissolving the relationship. In this last several years, a much easier system has blossomed, and collaborative law has proved helpful for countless couples. What exactly is collaborative .. (Divorce)

Child Custody Laws-What Are The Options?

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 Gorry Terry (October 27, 2010)  When a relationship breaks down and there are children involved joint custody laws and the child custody laws that will operate in your situation are sources of concern and worry for parents. Child custody laws in the United States vary from state to state although they are drafted within similar overarching principles. Joint custody is a favored option and is the default option in .. (Divorce)

Child Custody Laws and Joint Custody Laws-The Essentials

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 Gorry Terry (October 27, 2010)  Joint custody laws are a source of confusion to many parents who are caught in an unfortunate and bitter battle to win custody of their child. It is important for you as a parent to understand the basic laws and parameters which will govern perhaps the most important interaction that you will have with the legal system. There are many types of custody order that may be agreed upon or .. (Divorce)

Stop Your Divorce

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 Aldo Tate (October 15, 2010)  You've been married for many years but for reasons you may not fully understand, your marriage is on shaky ground, and headed for divorce. The fires of passion that once burned so brightly were snuffed out long ago, but you've both invested so much time and energy into the relationship that it seems like an incredible waste for it to end in divorce. One of the worlds leading experts on . (Divorce)

Child Joint Custody Laws and Child Support Rights-The Basics

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 Gorry Terry (September 20, 2010)  Child support rights are a serious cause of concern for parents caught up in child custody battles on the breakdown of a relationship. It is vital to understand your child support rights and obligations. . The Validation for Child Support When one parent is granted the custody of the child, this is referred to as sole custody. The custodial parent keeps the child, which is considered . (Divorce)

Calculating Child Support-Child Support Payments

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 Gorry Terry (September 20, 2010)  Child support payments is a thorny subject for parents who have gone through a messy break up and a fight for child custody. This article looks at how child support is actually calculated and other common child support questions. Child support arises when the non custodial parent, that is the parent who does not win child custody, is obliged to make payments called child support or .. (Divorce)

Child Support Laws In Texas-What You Need To Know

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 Gorry Terry (September 20, 2010)  Texas child support laws can be quite draconian. If you do not want to fall foul of the legal system in relation to your child support obligations in Texas, read on. . Child support laws in Texas are tough and strict. Many non custodial parents, frustrated by the custodial parent’s failure to stick to an agreed visitation schedule, cut off their child support payments in .. (Divorce)

Joint Custody Laws-What You Must Know For a Successful Child Custody Dispute

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 Gorry Terry (September 12, 2010)  Custody fights are expensive and destructive for all concerned and are a real source of anxiety and worry. It is important if you find yourself in this unfortunate predicament that you have a good working knowldege of how the custody laws are likely to impact on your circumstances. You will be better able to assist and instruct your custody lawyer if you understand what is going on and . (Divorce)

How To Reach Child Custody Agreement-3 Ways

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 Gorry Terry (September 12, 2010)  Child custody fights are stressful and expensive for all concerned-expensive in terms of emotions and money. But it does not have to be that way. . The involvement of the courts in your child custody battle has the potential to end in tears for all concerned. It will be costly and potentially traumatic but it does not have to be like this if you reach agreement with the other parent .. (Divorce)

Child Custody Visitation Rights-The Essentials

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 Gorry Terry (September 12, 2010)  A parent who does not win custody of the child will be entitled to visitation or parenting time. The amount of time will depend on the circumstances, the distance apart that the parents live and any requests from the parents. A common award of parenting time is every other weekend but if the parents live far apart then the non custodial parent will get more time during school holidays. . (Divorce)

Joint Custody of Children-What Is A Joint Custody Agreement?

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 Gorry Terry (September 08, 2010)  A joint custody, or shared custody agreement, is when split parents decide to take joint responsibility for the raising of their children. There is joint physical custody, where the child will alternate between physical homes, and joint legal custody, where the child may live with only one parent permanently, but where both parents will make decisions about their care. Many parents .. (Divorce)

The 5 Options In Child Custody Disputes

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 Gorry Terry (September 08, 2010)  Winning your child custody battle will be a pyrrhic victory if you do not understand the different types of child custody that may be awarded. There are essentially five types of child custody that may be awarded in your child custody battle and it is clearly important to understand what is possible and to better instruct your legal advisors. 1. Physical CustodyPhysical custody at .. (Divorce)

Winning Child Custody-How Does A Court Decide?

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 Gorry Terry (September 08, 2010)  Dads and moms have many fears and misconceptions surrounding many issues in a child custody battle. This article looks at how a court views your case and blows away the smoke surrounding the issue of how it comes to a decision about who gets custody of your child. Firstly it is important to point out that custody laws do vary from state to state so it is essential that you engage the .. (Divorce)

Child Support Attorneys-2 Things To Look For In the Right Child Support Attorney

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 Gorry Terry (September 04, 2010)  The breakdown of a relationship with children caught in the crossfire and a potentially bitter and expensive child custody battle will force you to engage the services of a child support attorney. There are a number of important things to look for but two things are critical. . Child law is different. By this I mean that the skills and attitude required in dealing with legal matters in . (Divorce)

Child Support Guidelines-The Essentials

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 Gorry Terry (September 04, 2010)  Child support is a thorny issue for parents who have fought a pitched battle over custody of their child when their once loving relationship has ended. Child support guidelines in any individual state must conform to certain criteria set down by the Personal Responsibility And Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act, 1996 which requires all states to adopt uniform criteria in deciding .. (Divorce)

Child Support Enforcement-How Does The Office of Child Support Enforcement Work?

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 Gorry Terry (September 04, 2010)  Child support enforcement, after the conclusion of a child custody battle and agreement for child support, is taken very seriously be the Office of Child Support Enforcement in the United States. Child support enforcement arises after the conclusion of a child custody fight when a relationship breaks down and when there is a child or children involved. Regardless of the outcome as to .. (Divorce)

Child support and Alimony in Chester County

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 Kimberly W (August 10, 2010)  Once the painful decision to divorce has been made, your thoughts naturally turn to the welfare of your child, and by extension, yourself. Your spouse may be more than willing to attend to the financial support of the child or children, but that only takes into account their basic needs. What about money for gas and insurance on the car so you can run them to school or extracurricular .. (Divorce)

Getting a Divorce in Chester County

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 Kimberly W (August 06, 2010)  There are many things that go through a person’s head when considering a divorce, what will happen to the children, how will this affect my finances and what adjustments will I have to make to my lifestyle? Without a doubt, a divorce will be one of the most life-changing experiences you will ever undergo. That is why it is important to thoroughly think this issue through before .. (Divorce)

Child Support Enforcement-The Office Of Child Support Enforcement And How It Might Affect You

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 Gorry Terry (July 24, 2010)  Child support enforcement, after the conclusion of a child custody battle and agreement for child support, is taken very seriously be the Office of Child Support Enforcement in the United States. Child support enforcement arises after the conclusion of a child custody fight when a relationship breaks down and when there is a child or children involved. Regardless of the outcome as to .. (Divorce)

Joint Custody Agreements In Child Custody Disputes-The Essentials

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 Gorry Terry (July 24, 2010)  Joint custody gives both parents the right to influence the child's raising. It is where both parents have legal responsibilities and rights regarding their child, despite where they live. The child may live with one parent and visit the other on weekends, it could spend equal amounts of time living with each parent, moving back and forth on a regular basis. Even though the custody is .. (Divorce)




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