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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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When You Believe a Biased Judge is Acting Wrongfully in Your Case

When it comes to divorce cases, there will be a lot of back and forth he-said, she-said. This means that you could run into a biased judge who already thinks they understand the best outcome for your case from the very beginning, which means that you could fear not being listened to. The legal system… Continue reading →

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Worries You Might Have Regarding Your Child’s Healthcare After Divorce

Every state is different when it comes to custody matters and more, as you have probably found ever since you have started the divorce process. When it comes to raising children with your ex-spouse, there are many aspects that are considered – including financially supporting the child from both ends. So what happens when it… Continue reading →

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Infant Children in Divorce: How to Make Certain Determinations

Nobody expects to go through a divorce just after bringing an infant child into the world. However, many people struggle with this reality every year, and it can raise many questions. No parent wants to break the early attachment and bonding, that special time that they have with their children from the very start of… Continue reading →

All You Need to Know About Temporary Child Custody: An FAQ

Temporary child custody is sometimes the best situation depending on the circumstances of your case. When it comes to parenting, you want to ensure that your child’s safety goes above anything and everything and that you are doing what is in the best interest of your child. Today we will take a closer look at… Continue reading →

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The Many Steps of Child Custody Mediation and Why It’s Vital

Child custody is an extremely important decision that you make with your ex-spouse when you decide who is going to make legal decisions for your child and how much time they’re going to spend with both of you. Because of this, many couples find that they can’t agree and their cases end up in front… Continue reading →

When Shared, 50/50 Custody is Right and When It Isn’t

What does it mean when you have shared custody with your ex-spouse? Shared (also known as joint) custody is when the custody arrangements are split as evenly as possible between each parent. This means that you are typically sharing time with the child in equal measure, or whichever arrangement works for you to get as… Continue reading →

When You Are an Unmarried Father, What Are Your Rights?

If you are the biological parent of a child, you have a right to seek reasonable visitation or child custody as it pertains to that child. This applies even to parents who were not married when the child was born. The courts usually look at it this way: Having both parents in the child’s life… Continue reading →

When One Parent Isn’t Abiding by the Order for Visitation Time

It’s everyone’s worst fear: They miss out on time with their child. Sometimes, depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be denied time with your child by the court itself, especially in places where abuse or abandonment have taken place. If the courts believe that you or another parent have acted unsafely and… Continue reading →

Child Support and a Child Who Isn’t Biologically Yours

At the Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we handle a variety of family law matters that may have a huge impact on your life. One of these is paternity, and acknowledging it so that parents can have rights to a child in their life, as well as receive support in situations where it is… Continue reading →

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