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 […]

16 May 2013 0 Comments

Financial Support Payment

ShareIf you are going through a divorce, the lives of your minor children may be altered.  One of the first issues that come to mind is child support. Child support is the financial support paid from one parent to the other – the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. Support is ordered when one parent […]

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 […]

20 April 2013 0 Comments

411 On Guardianship

ShareTo learn more about your rights as a grandparent or about what our lawyers can do to help — Contact Us at (866) 930-1949 If you are aware of a child in your extended family who is suffering from lack of care because of his or her parents’ incapacity to provide for health and welfare […]

15 April 2013 0 Comments

A Study Shows That Parents Who Don’t Buckle Don’t Buckle Their Children Either

Share Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published results from the National Occupant Protection Use Survey. The survey examined the everyday use of seat belts and other safety restraints, with an entire section dedicated to car safety for kids. They did this by observing drivers at stops signs and red lights. The study showed […]

4 April 2013 0 Comments

Parental arguments negatively affect children

ShareA new study released March 28, 2013 in the journal for Child Development shows that arguments between Mom and Dad can alter the stress responses of children. This can result in kids who lag behind their peers in problem solving. Coming to the realization that your marriage may be failing and all of that stress […]

22 March 2013 0 Comments

Tips for achieving success when co-parenting

Share The divorce process is confusing and stressful for all families, but particularly so for families with young children. It is often difficult for newly separated parents to determine what kind of long-term parenting arrangement will be best for their children once each parent has established a separate household. In family law cases involving children, […]

11 March 2013 0 Comments

Divorce & children

ShareIt is of no surprise that children have difficulty maintaining a good relationship with both parents after an emotional turmoil of separation. Experts in child abuse have noted a natural tendency of children to relate to adults, which makes them more vulnerable to abuse. Therefore, the rejection of a parent is simply the result of […]

4 March 2013 0 Comments

Child Custody & Modifying A Court Order

ShareChildren of divorced parents have it tough sometimes, and child custody can be the hardest part of a divorce case to mitigate. Emotions run high, and when one parent’s situation isn’t favorable to a child’s well-being, that parent can be separated from their children even when the bond between them is a very strong one. […]

22 February 2013 0 Comments

Child support and emancipation

Share I have been asked if a parent has to keep paying child support if their child has been emancipated by the court. It is a parent’s obligation to support their child until the child is either emancipated or until the child reaches the age specified in a child support court order, usually 18 or […]