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Category: Child Custody

Domestic Violence

Posted on: March 30, 2016 in the Child Custody, Divorce category.

Did you know that a Centers for Disease Control survey shows more than 1 in 4 men will be victims of domestic abuse during their lifetimes.  http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/nisvs_report2010-a.pdf] Domestic abuse is an equal opportunity offense that we see in our practice and that may have significant impact on how a divorce or custody case is decided. […]

Acknowledgment of Paternity

Posted on: February 25, 2015 in the Child Custody, Child Support category.

When someone signs the acknowledgment they become the legal father regardless of any genetic test, which also means, he is responsible for child support, daycare and medical expenses. These are only used when the parties are not married. You only get 60 days to rescind the acknowledgment. Do not sign the acknowledgement without a paternity […]

Shared Residential Custody (i.e. joint physical custody)

Posted on: February 23, 2015 in the Child Custody category.

Linda Nielsen’s recent review of shared residential custody (i.e. joint physical custody) research published in the American Journal of Family Law reached four general conclusions:   Most children fare as well or better than those raised in maternal residence, especially in terms of the quality and endurance in their relationship with their fathers.   Parents […]

How to avoid nuclear problems in child custody disputes

Posted on: January 29, 2014 in the Child Custody category.

Although January is the month where the most divorces are initiated during the year, many people who decide to split may do so without considering the effect it will have on school aged children. While a January divorce may signal a new beginning for one parent, it may be awkward for kids who are in […]

Important considerations in custody modification cases

Posted on: January 15, 2014 in the Child Custody category.

With this being the second full week of January, many people are still holding true to their New Year’s resolutions. Some may still be eating right (and staying away from sugar), others are still holding to their commitments at the gym, and others are actively looking for that new job. For parents who do not […]

Promises divorcing parents should keep in 2014

Posted on: January 6, 2014 in the Child Custody category.

January is the symbolic month for New Year’s resolutions. (We call it symbolic because any month can be a catalyst for change). Nevertheless, it is not surprising that gym memberships, weight loss plans and new televisions are peddled more frequently than other months. With the theme of New Year’s resolutions in mind, we find it […]