What happens when a child is born to an unmarried mother? Does the father have rights? Technically, according to the laws, the father has no legal right to see his child if there is no court order put in place – but a court order can easily be enacted at any time. Unwed fathers are… Continue reading →
Archive for the ‘Childcare’ Category
When Your Child Has Uninsured Medical Expenses
What happens if you have gone through a divorce and your child has uninsured medical expenses? This could become a matter of attention when you have entered the divorce process with your spouse and child support is in the works. Uninsured medical expenses are usually figured in with child support and are medical expenses that… Continue reading →
Coparenting: How to Share Parenting Expenses After Divorce
Sometimes, coparenting can lessen stress. Other times, it could add to it when you are at a crossroads with your ex and aren’t sure where to turn. One of the things that many couples, especially divorcing or divorced couples fight about, are issues involving money. Many parents may struggle at first to understand how they… Continue reading →
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 →
Divorce Involving Children With Special Needs
Divorce can be especially trying on those who have children with special needs due to the fact that determining the “best interests of the child” are always more complex. In many families, parents are unsure of how to address the unique needs of a child with a disability. In many cases, a child is receiving… 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 →
What Challenges do Working Moms Face?
Working moms are constantly working to stay ahead as well as give their children a good life. Mothers in the U.S. work in many different positions, some commuting to work every day and others working from home. However, with being a working mother comes the realization that they may struggle to balance career and family…. Continue reading →
How is Child Support Determined in California?
If you are part of a child support petition, you may wonder what will affect the amount of child support that you must pay or how much you should expect as the receiving parent. California child support is determined under California Family Code Section 4050 in any situation involving support, such as dissolutions, paternity, and… Continue reading →
Helping You Through Emotional Child Custody Issues
Many people have gone through it on the same level – they got divorced and realized that child custody would now be at the center of their lives. Child custody determinations are never easy. In fact, they may be one of the most difficult things that you have had to experience in your entire life,… Continue reading →