How To Win Temporary Custody Of Your Child

If you are contemplating a separation or divorce and have a child, you should have a temporary custody agreement before your divorce or separation agreement is finalized.  The court in your state will determine temporary custody based upon what is in the best interest of your child.  It’s important to note that a temporary custody…

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2-2-5 Custody Schedule: A Brief Guide

When it comes to devising a parenting plan, there is no hard and fast rule. A good parenting plan should be something that works for you, the child’s other parent, and the child. That said, the first rule of your individual parenting plan should be what is in your child’s best interest.  There are many…

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A Brief Guide to Parenting Agreements

In many child custody cases, the parents are able to come together before the case even needs to be heard in court. This scenario can occur for you as well if you and your child’s other parent are willing to negotiate.   This scenario can take place as a result of negotiations between you and your…

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7 Ways to Prepare for a Custody Hearing

Attending a child custody hearing can be scary if you are not familiar with the process. However, with a little planning and conversation with your child custody attorney, you can walk into court prepared. In this article, we will explore how to prepare for a custody hearing so you walk into court with confidence. Research…

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Can A Mother Legally Keep Her Child Away From The Father?

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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8 Reasons A Mother Can Lose Custody Of Her Child

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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How to Recognize When Your Child Is in an Unsafe Environment

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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Can a Mother Lose Custody for Not Having a Job?

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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A Guide for Fathers: How to Get Custody of Your Child

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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