Child Custody and Support

Do You Have Legal Rights over a Child

Do You Have Legal Rights over a Child?

The law is very protective of a parent’s legal rights over a child.  Of course, that means that the law …

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A Guide to a Mother’s Rights in Child Custody

Parents generally have equal rights over their children, so a mother is not usually supposed to have greater custody rights …

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How Divorced Parents Might Need a Co Parenting Curriculum

Why Separated Parents Need a Co-Parenting Curriculum

Divorce and co-parenting can be very challenging situations. Many parents find themselves swinging from one crisis to the next without …

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College Expenses and Child Support FAQ

College Expenses and Child Support FAQ

Parents have the right to decide how payment of their children’s college expenses will be allocated between them and will …

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Child Support Determining Parents Income

Child Support: Determining Parents’ Income

Since both the parents are legally responsible for supporting their children, each parent’s income must be considered when calculating child …

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Child Support Enforcement

Child Support Enforcement

Failure to pay court-ordered child support is not uncommon. But, there are a variety of ways for a parent who …

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Why You Might Need a Parenting Plan Attorney

Why You Might Need a Parenting Plan Attorney

It is hard for the government to tell people how to parent their child.  For that reason, when a set …

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Understanding Parent Custody Rights

Understanding Parent Custody Rights

A parent with custody has the right to control basically every facet of a child’s life.  The old adage of …

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Why You Should Have A Co Parenting Contract

Why You Should Have a Co-Parenting Contract

For most of modern history, marriage has been the legal structure that gives parents rights over their children.  Marriage is …

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Uninsured Medical Expenses and Child Support

In most states, there are a number of mandatory add-ons to child support. What this means is that in addition …

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What Does Parental Custody Mean

What Does Parental Custody Mean?

When it comes to the relationship between a parent and a child, the law intervenes in three main things.  First, …

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Children must be provided for

Determining a Child’s Primary Caretaker

When divorcing parents agree to share custody of their children, a judge will typically approve as long as it serves …

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Deciding Who Gets Custody

Deciding Who Gets Custody

When a couple is going through a divorce, child custody issues are often, understandably, the most emotionally charged issues they …

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Custody Considerations Step-By-Step

Guide to Child Custody Considerations

Types of child custody The main focus of child custody laws is the child’s best interest. This involves taking into …

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Child Visitation Rights of Unmarried Fathers

Child Visitation Rights of Unmarried Fathers

Parents who are unmarried, or who have never been married, enjoy the same parental rights as parents who are married, …

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