Child Custody Articles
What Factors Does the Judge Consider When He or She Makes a Decision About Child Custody?
In most states, the usual standard that judges use in deciding child custody is the “best interests of the child”. Depending on the state you’re in, … More
What can I do if my ex won't let me see our child?
There may be nothing more frustrating then trying to see your child, only to have your ex-spouse prevent you from doing so. Due to the anger and hurt that … More
What if My Child Doesn't Want to Visit with His or Her Other Parent?
It’s time for your nine-year-old child’s weekend visit with your ex, and, as usual, she’s dragging her feet. “I don’t want to … More
An Explanation of Reasonable Visitation
“Reasonable visitation” is the term that many courts across the country use to give the non-custodial parent rights to visit with their children. The … More
How do I decide if I need a lawyer in a custody case?
Although hiring a good lawyer can be quite expensive, it is money well spent when it comes to child custody cases. A child custody battle usually occurs when … More
What should I do if I am dissatisfied with my lawyer in my custody case?
It is not uncommon, particularly in the area of family law, for a client to become frustrated and unhappy with his or her lawyer. After all, family law cases, … More
Do I Need the Other Parent's Permission to Move Out-of-State With Our Child?
If you have custody of your child, you and your child should be able to move out of state without anyone else’s permission, right? Wrong! Most states … More
The Best Interests of the Child Standard and Grandparent Visitation
If you are a grandparent and do not get along with your grandchild’s parents, do you have a right to see your grandchild even if the parents do not … More
Mom, Dad, Steve and Amy: How much visitation can little Johnny take?
A divorce is always contentious when a couple has to split property they acquired together. It becomes even more contentious when children are involved. … More
Can Parental Rights be Terminated When a Parent is Incarcerated?
When can a parent’s rights over their child be terminated by the state? The government may not take a child away from a parent simply because they do not … More
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