If you are the custodial parent of your child, you have a very important job – in fact, you might find that there are several. If you are the custodial parent, this means that the courts have given you primary legal or physical custody of your child. Of course, every relationship is different when you… Continue reading →
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Unmarried Parents: What Happens in the Event of a Custody Battle
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 →
What Are Child Protection Orders? How Can They Help?
You have probably heard of protection orders, especially if you are somebody who was in an abusive relationship with an ex-spouse. But what are child protection orders and how do they work? How can they help in your time of need if you want what is best for your child? The child protective order helps… Continue reading →
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 →
Dealing with Custody When One Parent is Long Distance
Sometimes, when one parent lives far away from the other parent, custody considerations get much more difficult. As a result a long distance custody agreement must be decided upon, which is not always an easy thing to do. However, you may have to return to court to have your order modified if you had a… Continue reading →
How Relocation Laws Are Decided in Terms of Child Custody
When you have a child custody order in place with the other parent, a relocation can put a damper on things. Either from you or your spouse, this makes visitation much more difficult for your child, who will now be separated from the other parent for a certain amount of time. In many cases, one… Continue reading →
What Are Some Reasons for Modifying a Custody Order?
When the courts decide custody matters, they will take many factors into consideration that revolve around the best interest of the child. However, over time many aspects of your order may change and you may wonder how you can fix this. You, as the parent, are able to request that the judge modify your custody… Continue reading →
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 →
Work is Moving Me Out of State, Will I Lose Custody of my Children?
When divorced parents share custody of a child, parent relocation can be a tricky issue. If a parent needs to move, and the move disrupts the current custody arrangement, then the parents will need to acquire a new custody order and new visitation arrangements. In California, if a custodial parents wants to move away with… Continue reading →