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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If you have been through a divorce or separation, you and your ex may find it hard to raise your children and get along. Unfortunately, your relationship with your ex may have gotten to the point where you just cannot get along. If so, you may suspect your ex is trying to turn your children…

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Sometimes, it is necessary to travel out-of-state with your child. Perhaps you are visiting relatives, taking a vacation, or relocating for your job. However, after a divorce, you may feel overwhelmed unless you make all the necessary preparations. The most important part of traveling out-of-state with your child after your divorce is to get permission…

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If you are in the process of getting a divorce or separating from your spouse, you already have a lot on your mind. Hopefully, you will not have the additional stress of being the target of parental alienation. However, here is what you need to know if you are… What is Parental Alienation? Parental alienation…

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In healthy families, the members often have common values, and they are loyal to each other. However, in an enmeshed family, common values and loyalty come at a price: individual well-being and autonomy.  When going through a divorce, separating parents are often more emotional and vulnerable, which makes it harder to maintain normal boundaries with…

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