Going through a divorce is already difficult for some people, but when children are involved, the process can become further complicated. It’s usually up to the courts or parents to make those tough decisions concerning child custody arrangements.
Sometimes it seems like he was created for the sole purpose of pushing all your buttons. Despite all that, you want to do what’s best for your kids and offer them stability, no matter how much your toxic ex gets under your nerves.
It is well known that the legal system does not positively view parents who are thought to have a problem with substance abuse. As a result, child custody disputes may become more difficult, especially if your kids are still too little to take care of themselves.
When a father is consistently late picking up kids for his scheduled parenting time or fails to show up altogether, this can place a mom in a difficult position and cause children to experience additional emotional harm.
Tug-of-war custody battles can get messy. The “rope” gets pulled, stretched, and maybe even broken. No matter who “wins,” the rope – that fragile rope – is always caught in the middle.
Maryland family lawyer Brian Pearlstein reunited a mother & daughter in Paris after a child abduction in a complicated pro bono case. Read the extraordinary story here.
Shared custody has always been challenging, but in the time of COVID-19, families are facing difficulties like never before.
Questionable social media posts can torpedo your child custody case; follow these tips to help prevent your own words from incriminating you in court.
Under the Family Law Act 1975, parental child abduction in Australia is a criminal offence. Learn more about it below.
Divorce is a time of intense change, upheaval, and uncertainty. Your ability to grieve the loss of how things were and embrace this new reality, and get your children to do the same, will play a significant role in helping you all to move forward.