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Child Custody Archives

Plan for challenges when you are in a custody battle

When adults get a divorce, there are many different matters that have to be handled. One of these is the child custody case. Unfortunately, the most precious people in the parents' life are going to be at the center of what could shape up to be a very contentious battle. Parents must think carefully about how the divorce and the decisions that are made will impact the children.

What is split custody?

You may have heard of joint custody and sole custody, but what about split custody? The first thing you should know is that it's very uncommon, but it has been used.

The ideal parenting plan may change as kids grow up

You and your spouse are divorcing and you have a 2-year-old child. Quite frankly, you're angry about the divorce, but you don't let that impact the decisions you make. You still work hard to create a parenting plan and a custody schedule that both focus on your child's best interests.

2 tips to survive the Guardian Ad Litem's first visit

We've talked before about how a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) can sometimes be important to a child custody case. Parents are often understandably nervous before the GAL's first visit to their home because so much rides on this person's impressions of you and your parenting skills.

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