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Tips on Helping Children Cope with Divorce
Divorce touches the lives of many children. Its impact can stir up feelings of sadness, insecurity, and loneliness for kids. As a parent, you can help your child cope with your divorce and come out of the experience stronger and more resilient. Below are some tips to help you address problems as they arise. ... Read more

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

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Short answer: it is never good to unilaterally "withhold visitaiton" (i.e., defy a court order) absent a true emergency, since very bad things can happen to you in further court proceedings.  It ...Read more

The facts are a bit unclear and that maks it hard to be precise.  If there was some memorialization of a formal status of a grandparent to the child by agreement or court order, Nevada case law s ...Read more

Even if the mother was appointed as sole managing conservatorship, you still have a right to see the medical records. If the mother is hiding them from you, you will have to try to seek the records by ...Read more

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TOWSON CHILD CUSTODY LAWYERS: PARENTING SCHEDULES

Today’s parents often feel pressure to do it all. The demands on time often take a toll on a marriage, sometimes even resulting in divorce. When faced with deadlines imposed by one’s boss ... Read more

Custody

If a Minnesota resident has custody of his or her child, he or she may not move to another state without consent of the court or the other parent who may have visitation or custody rights. A move will ... Read more

How to Prepare for a Custody Battle if Still Living Together

I must first caution, no matter how tense the situation may be around the house, do NOT move out of the house & leave the kids with the other parent. This will automatically put you behind the 8-b ... Read more

Co-Parenting After a Divorce or Separation

Co-Parenting After a Divorce or Separation Co-parenting after a split is rarely easy, especially if you have a contentious relationship with your ex-partner. You may have concerns about your ex’ ... Read more

Is there an age at which children can choose which parent to live with?

Yes, 18. Until a child is 18 years of age, the minor child does not get to “choose” where to live. However, the court gives increasing weight to the preferences of the minor child based on ... Read more

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