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How to be a More Effective Parent: What You Should Consider

Being a parent can be one of the hardest things in the world – but it is also the most rewarding. There are some things that you should consider when you are raising and encouraging children of your own, especially if you are going through a divorce. These steps are important to consider. Raising Children … Continue reading →

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Options That Unmarried Parents Have in Determining Custody

When it comes to child custody, unmarried parents face many of the same challenges that married parents do. Depending on whether you are the mother or father of the child, the child custody laws will differ. Take, for instance, the following: Mothers: When a mother is unmarried and in the midst of a custody battle,… Continue reading →

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Handling Visitation When One Parent Lives Out of State

Because no family is the same, all visitation schedules could differ as well. Custody battles can be extremely emotional and you may find that it is difficult to perfectly tailor a custody schedule that works for you and your ex-spouse after divorce. When the courts help you determine your custody schedule, they will consider the… Continue reading →

Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor?

Domestic violence cases can be very unique depending on the circumstances involved, ranging from very serious to very minor. Truthfully, domestic violence can be either a felony or a misdemeanor based on this information. There are some aspects to be met to be able to define the two. Misdemeanor Domestic Violence If somebody has committed… Continue reading →

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Child Custody Battles and Their Effects on Working Moms

Many years ago, more mothers tended to stay at home with their children while husbands went to work, but over the years this changed and now women are a strong and necessary part of the workforce! Due to these changes, custody issues can come into play, especially when large determinations are being made that could… Continue reading →

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Learning How to Cope With Working Mom Guilt

Plenty of mothers feel as if they should be home with their children instead of working – but in a day and age where many families consist of both parents working, this can be a challenge in and of itself. You may have had thoughts about taking time off of work and staying at home… Continue reading →

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Children and Parents: Blended Families in California

In 1996, something known as the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act passed, which would lead to a state form used for voluntary paternity acknowledgement. In 2000, something new known as the Uniform Parentage Act came about to establish the parentage of children born to both married and unmarried couples. This would not only… Continue reading →

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What is Family Law Arbitration?

If you are going through a divorce, you may be thinking about various options on how you can handle your case. A typical divorce can sometimes be messy. Mediation may not have worked for you if your case has some complicated issues to resolve. Therefore, family arbitration may be one of your best bets. Family… Continue reading →

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Best Tips for Men in the Midst of Divorce

Men face many dilemmas in the midst of divorce aside from financial turmoil. Yes, what they face on a daily basis is an emotional trauma that one cannot understand until they have experienced divorce firsthand. A man may have many financial complications after they have received notice that a divorce is in action. However, emotions… Continue reading →

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The Negative Impact of Alcoholism on Your Family and Life

Each year, excessive alcohol use takes the lives of 88,000 people and leads to 2.5 million years of potential life lost each year in the United States. Excessive drinking includes things like binge drinking, heavy drinking, and drinking by pregnant women or people who are actually younger than drinking age. Here are some of the… Continue reading →

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