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How Should I Tell the Children About the Divorce?
Once you and your spouse have decided it’s time to end your marriage, you’ll need to figure out how to break the news to your kids. While honesty is always the best policy, you’ll want to ensure that you bring up the divorce at the right time and place. By following a few basics steps when you decide to discuss divorce with your kids, you can avoid unnecessary family strife. Ultimately, your goal is for both you and your kids to have a happy life after divorce. ... Read more

How Does Divorce Affect the Children Emotionally?
Divorce is never easy, but it can be far more emotionally taxing if children are involved. It’s inevitable that your children will be impacted by your divorce. However, in situations where there’s abuse or extreme marital strife, a divorce may actually provide emotional relief to children. Whatever your situation, if you understand the emotional implications of a split, you’ll be better able to brace your children for the impact and ultimately help them heal. ... Read more

How Does Divorce Affect Adult Children Emotionally?
Some unhappily married couples may decide to stick it out for the kids. What this means is that a couple may postpone divorce until their children reach adulthood. Parents do this in an effort to lessen the sting and effect of divorce. However, when parents divorce, it affects kids at any age. Learn more about how divorce can affect your children even after they’ve moved out and grown up. ... Read more

How Can I Help My Children With Custody Transitions?
Parents can help their children with the difficult transitions. ... Read more

Custody Arrangements for Parents Living in Different States
Figuring out a custody arrangement in your divorce is never easy. However, things can get really complicated when you and your child’s other parent live in different states. There are unique custody challenges when you and your ex reside in separate states. It’s crucial that you understand your rights and obligations in a long-distance parenting relationship. If you have additional questions after reading this article, contact a local family law attorney for advice. ... Read more

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if you want more physical custody of your daughter and you and your ex cannot agree, then you have to file a petition with the court.  becuase your daughter is 14, the court will listen to what s ...Read more

Your son will first need to establish that he is the biological father of the child. Until that happens, he has no legal rights towards the child whatsover, under Wisconsin law. if the child was born ...Read more

I would have to review your divorce and parenting document and then perhaps we could file for contempt and ask the court to review his actions and force him to comply or get sanctions. ...Read more

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Reducing Holiday Stress Starts With Good Planning

The holidays are approaching, and it can be a difficult time for those going through a divorce or who have already divorced. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to keep your holidays happy. ... Read more

Thanksgiving Traditions-How do we create New ones with a New Family Dynamic

  Tomorrow is Thanksgiving (okay, it’s not a news flash, but just in case you were still stuck in the campaign coma from a few weeks ago, we’ve moved on).  And with Thanksgiving, ... Read more

Parents’ Access To Ohio Children’s School Records

Who is entitled to their child’s school records? Both parents have the right to access their child’s school records. The schools generally recognize the right of the legal custodian and re ... Read more


Today, more and more families are adopting alternative family structures. Some families may have multiple parental figures with an active, caring role in the child’s life. This is particularly t ... Read more

Father Accused Of Abusive Religious Talk With His Children

Families share their religions with one another, and it’s possible for it to be educational and inviting for children. When a parent begins to use religion against children or an ex-husband or e ... Read more

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