Posts Tagged ‘parenting’

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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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 →

Divorce and Childcare: Who Pays for it?

Let’s face it: Childcare can be expensive. Depending on your circumstances, fully paying for daycare costs may not be within the realm of possibility, which is where it becomes an issue. Because of this possibility, the courts must make considerations regarding who will pay for the childcare. With any child support determinations, the income or… Continue reading →

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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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How Judges Decide Divorce Cases

California law dictates how a judge will determine a divorce case based on the facts surrounding the case and what they see as fair. The judges in California court are prepared for anything, from custody, to support, property, and other issues. You may wonder how a judge will decide your particular case and what evidence… Continue reading →

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Protecting Your Children After Divorcing an Abusive Husband

Domestic violence and abuse happens in too many relationships in our modern times, but add children to the mix and you have a worrisome combination. Domestic violence takes place when abusive behavior occurs in a relationship while one partner is trying to gain control over another partner. There are many types of abuse, such as… Continue reading →

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Forcing Child Counseling During Divorce: Can It be Done?

Divorce is an incredible life upheaval. Even if the process is completely amiable, smooth, and reassuring for both sides, the seizable change will take time and commitment to adjust to in a healthy way. And you can be sure, before anyone reaches a stable point of peace, there will be small bumps along the way;… Continue reading →

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Providing Protection for Children During Divorce

According to the American Psychological Association, about 40-50% of marriages end in divorce. This isn’t an uncommon phenomenon; your kids should know that they aren’t the only children to go through this, there are others who understand all the hardship. Make the Process as Fast and Amicable as Possible This may mean avoiding litigation, but… Continue reading →

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Be the Best Divorced Dad You Can

Life as a divorced father can take some getting used to. You may have troubling adjusting to visitation schedules or trying to spend time with your children in new ways. However, while parenting may be different while divorced, there are still great ways to develop strong bonds with your children, instill good values, and be… Continue reading →

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What is a litigated divorce?

Divorce is not a one size fits all.  Every divorce is different. Some couples agree amicably to get a divorce and work out the issues involved on their own.  They may even do their own paperwork or hire one attorney to prepare all the necessary documents.  This type of divorce is considered relatively fast and… Continue reading →

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