15 April 2014 0 Comments

Navigating through Divorce

ShareEven though it seems like yesterday that you said, “I do” and promised to love each other forever and ever, sometimes people just aren’t compatible and things don’t work out. Going through a divorce or other family issue is by its very nature a hard and stressful situation – even when the situation is an […]

3 December 2013 0 Comments

Working Together is Good for All: Joint Custody Agreements

ShareDid you know that children in joint custody arrangements have fewer behavioral and emotional problems? In addition they have high self-esteem and better family and school relationships. Children need both parents in their lives. The following are some helpful hints to make sure that co-parenting and joint custody work in your family: Set up a […]

9 September 2013 0 Comments

Holiday Season Visitation

ShareCan you believe we’re in September already? Before you know it the holidays will be upon us – Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. Pre-Planning will often prevent disputes over visitation among divorced parents. Having a written holiday visitation schedule can make your life much easier; it lays out where the children will be spending each […]

13 May 2013 0 Comments

Former NFL Player Still Battling Custody Issues

ShareNothing is more heartbreaking than children caught in the middle of a bitter custody dispute. There are two types of custody which are usually awarded: physical custody, where the children primarily reside, and legal custody, which involves major decision making regarding education, health and the general welfare of the children.  In most cases, it is best […]

8 May 2013 0 Comments

Visitation Agreement Rights

Share I don’t know how many times I have heard, “I want to see my children more” – during or after divorce proceedings. Some of the most contested issues of a divorce are child custody and visitation.  Every parent has the right to visit with his or her children – unless a formal court ruling […]

6 May 2013 0 Comments

Changing or Modifying a Custody Agreement

ShareArriving at a child custody arrangement that is agreeable to both parents and is acceptable to the court is a great challenge.  Child custody is one of the most highly-contested issues in a divorce. Sometimes circumstances drastically change in the years after a divorce.  If significant changes in your situation occur, you may need to […]

3 May 2013 0 Comments

Family Law Frequently Asked Questions

Share As a grandparent, do I have the right to seek visitation or custody? A family law matter that is increasing in popularity is the concept of a grandparent seeking visitation rights or even custody of grandchildren. Custody is more likely if both parents lose their lives, but grandparent visitation rights may be an issue […]

29 April 2013 0 Comments

Grandparents Rights

Share When a divorce occurs and child custody and visitation are to be determined between the parents we cannot forget the grandparents who also have a right to visitation with their grandchildren, if it can be proven there is a strong bond between the two and if it is in the child best interest to […]

25 April 2013 0 Comments

How do I tell my child I’m getting divorced?

Share There is no easy way to tell a child that their parents are getting divorced, the impact will be noticeable and overwhelming because their daily routine will change. When you have school aged kids, expect them to want to know how their lives are going to change. They may also be and anxious and […]

18 April 2013 0 Comments

Step-parent adoptions

Share Written by a very grateful mother and former client of Mr. Holstrom…. Adoption is such a delicate matter because kids are involved and always affected. Step-parent adoption is at times much easier because some of the procedures are waived, in these cases all that is needed is the consent of the other birth parent […]