Posts Tagged ‘best interest’

Problems That Arise When Parents Live in Different States

When your spouse lives in another state, custody schedules can run awry and you may wonder what you can do. Co-parenting is sometimes hard as it is, and even harder when you are so far apart from one another. There are some things that you must consider if you and your spouse are thinking about… Continue reading →

How Joint Custody is Making Some Custody Situations Fair

Depending on the circumstances of your divorce, you and your ex-spouse may be looking for the custodial situation that makes time and dedication to your child “fair” between the two of you. When you enter into a joint legal custody situation, you are deciding to share the responsibilities between yourselves for the best interest of… Continue reading →

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Can You Reinstate Your Parental Rights After Termination?

In some states, parental termination may not be the end-all to rights. Sometimes, a parent could gain their rights back under certain circumstances even after the court has officially terminated these rights. However, the parent must be able to show certain standards, such as an improvement in their day-to-day lifestyles and ability to care for… Continue reading →

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Elements You May Not Have Known Regarding Relocation

When you get married, you may expect a happy life together for all time, never having to worry about your loved ones being in separate places. However, sometimes marriage doesn’t work out how we expect and a divorce could lead to the emergence of relocation issues. There are some things you may expect and things… Continue reading →

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Can an Adoption be Reversed After it Was Finalized?

When you hear the word ‘adoption,’ you may think that this is permanent. However, depending on the circumstances of your case, an adoption may not be so permanent after all. Usually, even after an adoption has been finalized, it can be reversed by the court – however, there are strict laws regarding how this is… Continue reading →

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Are There Limits on the Rights of Grandparents in California?

In California, grandparents may have rights when it comes to visitation or custody of a child. Under the state’s laws, a grandparent is permitted to ask the court for reasonable visits with a grandchild in their life. However, the court must first find that there is a pre-existing relationship between the child and grandparent, and… Continue reading →

When a Parent Isn’t Following the Visitation Schedule

If you have been through the court system once, you want to believe that your schedule will work out for both you and your ex-spouse. But what happens when one parent does not follow the visitation schedule you two agreed to? If you are the custodial parent, you are probably already aware that it is… Continue reading →

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How the Court Determines Who Will Receive Child Custody

When custody disputes are a matter of concern, the court will always consider “the best interest of the child” to make their determinations. You have probably heard this many times before when considering child custody matters. Considerations by the Judge  The first thing that a judge will consider, of course, are factors that show that… Continue reading →

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How Both Child Support and Child Custody are Determined

Child custody and support are different things, but in some aspects they are also very similar because they both deal with the care of a child. When child custody is being determined, sometimes support will also become a prime factor. The court will take many aspects into consideration, but the biggest one is what is… Continue reading →

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Custody Determinations: What Happens if the Other Parent is Deceased?

If your ex-spouse has recently passed away, you and your children may be feeling very distraught, confused, and hopeless. What happens in cases where your ex-spouse had custody of your child or children and you wonder what will happen to them now? The courts will always look out for the best interest of the child… Continue reading →

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