Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

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 →

Reunification Counseling and How We Can Help You

Because everybody has diverse custodial situations, it can sometimes be difficult to assess what the next steps should be when a child has been separated from their parents for some time. These circumstances happen for a variety of reasons, including abuse, drug use situations, and relationships involving parental alienation. When a child has been separated… Continue reading →

Parental Alienation and the Courts

The courts agree on a very important aspect involved with raising children: maintaining healthy and strong relationships between both parents. However, what happens when one parent makes it impossible for those strong relationships to occur? This may be a standard case of parental alienation, where one parent targets the other by “programming” the child a… Continue reading →

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The Negative Impact of Alcoholism on Your Family and Life

Each year, excessive alcohol use takes the lives of 88,000 people and leads to 2.5 million years of potential life lost each year in the United States. Excessive drinking includes things like binge drinking, heavy drinking, and drinking by pregnant women or people who are actually younger than drinking age. Here are some of the… 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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