If you are a parent and you and your spouse are considering a divorce, you will need to plan ahead and have a specific plan for parenting your child.  This plan may include setting up rules to follow with no exceptions. Most importantly, it is about being an adult and dealing with difficult issues, such…

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Mental illness not only affects the person suffering from it, but it affects those around them as well. The courts generally take any mental disorders extremely seriously when it comes to child custody cases.   However, most states have laws that iterate how important it is for both parents to be involved in a child’s life.…

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Parental alienation happens when one parent turns his or her child against the other. This tactic can be considered in court when determining custody arrangements and divorce terms, negatively impacting the alienating parent. In many cases, allegations of parental alienation make the difference between receiving custody rights to your child or losing them altogether. But…

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Parental alienation influences many children of divorced parents. In parental alienation cases, one parent manipulates the child into rejecting the other parent. The resulting condition of this emotional and mental abuse is parental alienation syndrome (PAS), which can manifest in children by causing behavioral issues, psychological trauma, and other negative characteristics. Parental alienation and PAS…

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When you and your ex-spouse appear in court to decide on the custody of your child, the judge may award joint or sole legal custody, and joint or sole physical custody. Parenting time (i.e., visitation) could be equal or given primarily to either you or your ex-spouse.  If you lose custody of your child, this…

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Chіldrеn are еntіtlеd to a lоvіng rеlаtіоnѕhір wіth bоth parentѕ, free frоm judgment оr blаmе frоm anyone – muсh lеѕѕ a parent. But what happens whеn the сhіldrеn do not wаnt to see one parent?   In cases whеrе thе сhіldrеn hаvе aligned with one parent аnd are rejecting thе оthеr parent, parental alienation syndrome mау…

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If you and your spouse are going through a divorce and you have a child together, who gets custody of that child is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. There are different types of custody, such as sole custody and joint custody.  While both terms deal with the care and custody…

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Parental alienation is when a parent attempts to isolate his or her child from the other parent. They either physically remove the child and refuse to allow the other parent to see the child, or sway the child into hating or fearing the other parent. Parental alienation quickly becomes a matter of the favored parent…

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It’s not uncommon for a divorced parent to find themselves the target of parental alienation. While it’s perfectly normal to be angry with an ex-spouse at one time or another, it’s important to stop and think about what you say in front of your child. What is Parental Alienation? When you or your ex-spouse tries…

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It is оftеn ѕаіd thаt parental alienation is nоt a gеndеr іѕѕuе. In other words, the issue of parental alienation – the manipulation of children against one parent by another – can affect either mothers or fathers. However, there are specific ways in which each type of parent experiences parental alienation. This article will explore…

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