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What factors do courts consider in child custody cases?

Imagine you're in the middle of a contentious divorce and now your soon-to-be ex has done the unthinkable. He's trying to take your parental rights away and assume full custody of your children. If he succeeds, your children will live with him full-time, and you might only get to see them for a handful of days per month.

Co-parents: Prepare for the challenges of back-to-school season

In the coming weeks, kids across New York will be readjusting to their new school schedule. It is also a time of adjustment for parents, particularly those who are co-parenting and new to the changes that come with the transition from summer vacation to a regular school schedule.

How to balance dating and a child custody arrangement

Getting divorced is difficult in and of itself. Once the divorce goes final, you then have to come to an agreement on child custody. Maybe you are going to co-parent. Maybe you will be the primary custodian of the children. Maybe you will receive visitation rights based on your work schedule. Now add in the fact that you are ready to start dating again. Here are some tips for balancing dating and a child custody arrangement.

Child custody during summer vacations

Let's face it, school letting out for the summer can make a divorced parent quite anxious. During the school year, there's a routine in place: During the summer, there's much less of one. This can make way for many former spouses to feel like they need to hash it out over who and when they get access to the children.

What is virtual visitation and does it work?

Virtual visitation is becoming more and more popular across the country these days, even without parents seeking approval from the court. Virtual visitation is defined pretty much how you would expect; it involves contact between child and parent via email, video chat and instant messaging. Many states are allowing this newer form of visitation to be included in a child custody order or parenting agreement.

Understanding child custody issues in New York

Child custody in New York is an important topic for all parents involved in disputes. There are plenty of different ways a parent can have custody of their child or not have custody of their child. Understanding child custody issues in New York can make your life easier when involved in a custody battle.

How a judge decides what is 'in the best interest of the child'

Any responsible parent that has discussed the prospective dissolution of their relationship with their partner or spouse has probably mentioned the idea of making custody and visitation arrangements that are in the best interest of their child. While the idea of what is in the "best interest" of one's child may be something one would hope most parents would take time to take into consideration, few do.

Can you leave the city or state with children after a divorce?

One of the more unfortunate truths about life with children after a divorce is that you are sometimes limited in the decisions you can make regarding where to live. That limitation can trickle in to limit your career, social and future relationship options, though you are not without any ability to relocate following a divorce. It's simply important to consider all the aspects of any decision and consult with a lawyer if you believe a relocation might impact any existing custody arrangement or order.

What children of divorce think years later

Parents who are thinking about getting divorced will often be nervous about the decision because of the kids. Even if they have a very good reason to split up, they still won't be sure if they should do it because they don't want to negatively impact the children.

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