What Does Full Custody Mean?

When it comes to the definition of full custody, it really depends on where you live and your individual state’s legal terminology. It could mean that you have both legal and physical custody, but in some states it’s called either sole legal custody or sole physical custody. If you don’t know which one you want,…

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What are a Mother’s Rights?

Fifty years ago, mothers were automatically awarded certain rights regarding the custody of children. However, society has consistently evolved toward being more gender-neutral, and fathers are playing a larger part in caring for their children.  Therefore, many mothers are becoming concerned that their rights are no longer being fully considered. This trend raises the question:…

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Signs of Parental Alienation

Courts throughout the United States generally believe that children should have a good relationship with both their parents. In order for that to happen, the child needs to spend quality time with each of their parents.   But divorce can be ugly, and many times, parents let their anger and frustration enter the lives of their…

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What You Should Know About Divorcing an Alcoholic

Being married to an alcoholic can present a lot of frustration and emotional suffering. Even though divorces are always difficult, many people who decide to divorce their alcoholic spouse say they feel a sense of relief because they no longer have to deal with someone who is addicted to alcohol.  If you have decided to…

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How Joint Custody Affects Child Support

Many people believe that if they have joint custody of their children after a divorce, they don’t have to pay child support. However, child support and custody are two entirely different things, and many state courts look at them separately. Best Interest of the Child Most family courts around the country will always do what…

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The Facts on Parental Alienation Syndrome

Going through a divorce is a difficult and emotional experience for your family. In some cases, roughly 11 percent of all divorces with children involved, one parent may be guilty of parental alienation syndrome. Parental alienation syndrome occurs when one parent deliberately attempts to distance their child from the other parent. This is done for…

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How to Win A Custody Battle

Divorce is always an emotional and difficult time, especially when children are involved. As a parent, it can be frightening not knowing who may be awarded custody of your child. Don’t go into any custody battle unprepared. Get legal advice from your child custody attorney and make sure you understand child custody rights and how…

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What are a Father’s Rights?

If you are a father and facing divorce, you may be thinking about what is going to happen with the relationship between you and your children. Perhaps your ex-wife is not letting you see your children, or she is controlling the amount of time you get to spend with your children. You may also feel…

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What You Should Know About Joint Custody

Joint custody is when both parents share custody of their children after a divorce or separation. This is in contrast to sole custody, which is when one parent has all the responsibilities when it comes to decision-making regarding their child and the majority of time with their kid or kids. In the past, mothers would…

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Grounds for Full Custody of a Child

During a divorce, parents often worry about the possible outcomes of the dissolution, especially their children’s well-being. If you are reading this article, you probably believe you can provide a better upbringing for your children, and you are seeking answers about the specifics involved in getting full custody. Below is an overview of the grounds…

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