Archive for the ‘Parental rights’ Category

What Rights Does the Non-Custodial Parent Have When Parenting?

What rights does a non-custodial parent have? If you are the custodial parent of a child, you know that you have to make many important decisions for that child and care for them on a full-time schedule. You might wonder what role the other parent in your parenting relationship fulfills, and what it means for… Continue reading →

I Am a Custodial Parent, What Are My Responsibilities?

If you are the custodial parent of your child, you have a very important job – in fact, you might find that there are several. If you are the custodial parent, this means that the courts have given you primary legal or physical custody of your child. Of course, every relationship is different when you… Continue reading →

Unmarried Parents: What Happens in the Event of a Custody Battle

What happens when a child is born to an unmarried mother? Does the father have rights? Technically, according to the laws, the father has no legal right to see his child if there is no court order put in place – but a court order can easily be enacted at any time. Unwed fathers are… Continue reading →

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Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights and How it Works

If there is good cause, voluntary termination of parental rights can move forward. However, this means that both parties have to consent to the matter. Every parent has a right to have a relationship with a child, which means on a financial and personal level. You might find that voluntary termination of rights is a… Continue reading →

What Are Child Protection Orders? How Can They Help?

You have probably heard of protection orders, especially if you are somebody who was in an abusive relationship with an ex-spouse. But what are child protection orders and how do they work? How can they help in your time of need if you want what is best for your child? The child protective order helps… Continue reading →

Dating During Divorce: Why It Might Not Be a Good Idea

Divorce is a freeing time in your life, right? You might believe that this is the case and might wonder if you can move forward and start dating again. But anybody might tell you that dating during divorce might not be such a good idea. There are many reasons, in fact, why it should be… Continue reading →

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Your Custody Case and Social Media: What You Should Never Do

A few years ago, before social media became as popular as it is today, attorneys and judges never had to speak a word about what you should do and shouldn’t do when it comes to your online information. Now, with divorce becoming a popular subject, social media plays a huge role in many matters of… Continue reading →

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I’m a Mother: How Do I Get Full Custody of My Child?

At one point in time, the court system had a biased stance on child custody and believed that the children always belonged with their mother in custody disputes. Today, the law sees it a bit differently and believes that it is in the best interests of the child to have both parents in their life…. Continue reading →

Different Negotiations You Might See in Child Custody Cases

When it comes to child custody, you should start thinking about negotiations that might occur. In some cases, you might go through what are known as ‘formal negotiations,’ like those involving a mediator. However, sometimes, they may be a more informal matter where parents dicscuss what is going to happen amongst each other without the… Continue reading →

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Court-Ordered Counseling: What Plays a Role in My Divorce Case?

When it comes to divorce cases, judges understand that many elements are involved and they also understand that these cases can get tricky very fast. Because of this, judges believe that something known as court-ordered counseling is sometimes needed as a way to keep things neutral and help two divorcing spouses or parents through a difficult… Continue reading →

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