In Indiana, parents can have equal decision-making power for big issues regardless of whether the children split their physical time equally between homes post-divorce.
Many parents think they must follow the schedule set forth in the Indiana Parenting Time Guidelines; however, our courts encourage families to create schedules that will work for their unique family.
While legal custody refers to a parent’s right to make decisions regarding a child’s education, religious upbringing and medical care, physical custody refers to how a child spends time with her parents.
There is. With joint legal custody we would have a parent of primary residence and as I earlier stated, the parent of primary residence will be responsible for the day-to-day decisions concerning the children. With that joint legal custody then, that parent would have to confer with the other parent, regarding major decisions and that […]
What does a Guardian ad Litem do? Jennifer J. Hostetter answers:
You ask a question that is really hitting the bull’s eye of what has been one of the most hotly contested areas of family law over maybe the last two decades of my practice, and that’s the concept of moving children away from an existing geographic area where likely both parents are located. There has […]
Wondering if there is a gender bias by courts when it comes to awarding custody in California? Read what family lawyer Leslie Shaw has to say on the topic.
Many fathers believe there’s a gender bias when it comes to child custody. If it’s true, how can fathers protect their bond with their kids after divorce?
There isn’t really a significant difference in the determination of custody and parenting time between California and Nevada.
Learn what your rights are when the nother parent has moved their children out of state. Chances are, you might be able to take legal action.