A common question in custody cases is if a mother can legally keep her child away from the father. The answer is, in a nutshell, maybe.  There are many reasons a mother may want to keep her child away from the father, and some of those reasons may surprise you. But overall, whether or not…

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Many people assume that the courts generally favor the mother when deciding custody. However, this is a myth and a misconception that has been proven wrong time and time again. The truth is that the courts are granting custody to fathers more and more, and this trend is expected to continue.  If you are a…

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In the United States, divorce is commonplace. Just because you may be divorced, that does not mean you are not still a parent. As a parent, part of your job is to make sure your child is living in a stable and safe environment.  Perhaps your relationship with your ex-spouse is not good, or your…

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When you are getting a divorce, it can get messy if there is a child and marital assets to think about. In the past, a mother would automatically receive sole custody of their child for simply being the mother, but times have changed.  Today, fathers are receiving sole custody of their child in about fifty…

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Many fathers try to get full custody of their child because the mother has indicated that she may withhold or limit the contact between them and their child. In this article, we will explore this question: Can a father take a child away from the mother? If the Mother is Withholding Contact, How Can a…

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You may have gotten a divorce or separated from your partner, in order to end a toxic or abusive relationship. However, if you have a child together, your relationship does not end because you are no longer together. You and your ex are going to have to find a good way to communicate because of…

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A divorce can be extremely stressful. When you add in having to decide who gets custody of your children, it can be especially draining on all those involved. However, it is important to keep in mind that the court will be watching every move you make—both during any legal proceedings and outside of the courtroom.…

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In today’s society, texting is a form of communication used by millions of people everyday. Unfortunately, if you are involved in a child custody case, it is possible for a text message to come back and be used against you, even if the message is taken out of context. Can Text Message Be Used in…

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If you believe you are going to be involved in a custody case, it is important to know how to gather and organize any evidence you may need.  By collecting the evidence you may need before you actually require it, you may be able to save a lot of money and vastly improve your negotiation…

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