Posts Tagged ‘conflict’

Joint Physical Custody: Are There Pros and Cons?

Before we look at the pros and cons of joint physical custody, you first need to understand what it is. Joint custody is the way that two parents share even custody amongst their child. In this physical custody arrangement, children live with their parent one part of the week and with the other parent for… Continue reading →

Custody When One Parent is Physically Ill

A few years ago, a case made the news because a young mother with Stage 4 Breast Cancer lost primary custody of her daughter and son to an estranged husband due to her diagnosis. The case became a big deal because people questioned whether or not a parent should have to lose custody of their… Continue reading →

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Keeping Children Out of Divorce Drama

In the midst of a divorce, you as a parent may not always see it but sometimes your children will suffer the most. Some parents actually rely on their children to keep them happy throughout the day so that they don’t have to focus on the hardships of the divorce or to keep them from… Continue reading →

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How Long Does it Take to Receive Spousal Support?

Spousal support or alimony must be decided to be awarded to the spouse that either doesn’t have employment or doesn’t earn as much money as the other spouse and may not be capable of supporting themselves without some kind of financial assistance from the other spouse. Alimony is often awarded by the courts or sometimes… Continue reading →

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Effective Child Protection Mediation and Domestic Violence

  Mediation, an alternative form of conflict resolution in which the parties involved in a conflict meet with a neutral third party called a mediator in order to peacefully resolve a conflict, is a process that has been around for several years now. However, a lot of judges, attorneys, and public citizens sometimes still feel… Continue reading →

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Restorative Justice

What is restorative justice? Restorative justice is a justice system or a criminal restitution process that involves the victim, the criminal, and all of the other stakeholders. The process of restorative justice often incorporates some sort of mediation sessions between the victim and the abuser that focus on getting the victim to forgive the abuser,… Continue reading →

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