Experts often come out in support of shared parenting even after a divorce, noting that it can be important for children to continue to develop relationships with both parents. While this is true in many cases, there are some situations where it might be safer or healthier in the long run for someone to seek full custody of their children. One of those situations might be if one parent was abusing the other parent.
Child custody matters are extremely complex, and that complexity never really goes away. Even after you hash out the details and put them down in a custody agreement, you'll likely deal with custody issues in some form or other for years. This is because at the heart of the matter are the relationships between people, which grow and evolve constantly over time.
For member's of the military, going through a divorce can present unique challenges, specifically complicating issues of custody. Those undergoing a divorce while serving will want to familiarize themselves with the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which offers some specific protections and provisions for the brave men and women of the United States Military.
It's common for parents to want to move before the new school year gets started so that the children don't have to worry about being pulled out mid-year. However, it's not a good idea to wait to the last second, or month, before. Here's why.
In March of this year, Janoris Jenkins signed a lucrative five-year, $62 million deal with the New York Giants. According to a recent filing with a Florida court, he said his economic bracket hasn't changed much.
Are you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse trying to create a parenting plan that the court will approve? If so, do you know what it must contain? Your divorce attorney can help in answering that question, but we also want to provide you with some of that information here.
Guilt can be a very powerful emotion. If you are getting divorced, you are likely battling with some amount of guilt regarding the end of your marriage, especially if you are a parent.
It's not uncommon for people think of child custody as a "you versus me" area of family law. After all, it's often described as a battle with a winner and loser. However, it certainly does not have to be this way, thanks in large part to the many options parents have when it comes to raising a child separately but together.
Any changes in laws that affect Florida families are likely to have both fierce supporters and harsh critics. This was certainly the case for a proposed bill that would have made significant changes to both child custody and alimony laws in the state.
Child custody is one of the most contentious issues involved in any divorce. Who will get custody? If I'm the father, will I get to see my kids? Who will have a say in how the child is raised? What if I believe the child is in a dangerous environment?