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  • Tips for getting along with your Co-Parent
    Tips for getting along with your Co-Parent

    What follows are some practical tips for getting along with your Co-Parent: Always refer to the other parent as your Co-Parent. Never refer to this person as “my ex”, “former partner”, “enemy” or ...

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  • Do I Really Need a Lawyer for Child Custody Issues?
    Do I Really Need a Lawyer for Child Custody Issues?

    Another top 10 question that gets asked by divorcing parents. The answer is yes. I see many Fathers who come in years after the fact who didn’t have an attorney during the initial custody phase of ...

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  • Which parent is more likely to be granted sole custody-Mom or Dad?
    Which parent is more likely to be granted sole custody-Mom or Dad?

    Today, I’m still answering one of the top ten questions asked by parents going through a divorce. Historically, some courts did follow the tender years doctrine which meant that there was a preference ...

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  • Which Parent is Granted Custody if the Couple is Not Married and There is No Court Order?
    Which Parent is Granted Custody if the Couple is Not Married and There is No Court Order?

    Another top ten question parents with custody issues ask. First of all, if there is a custody dispute and you don’t have a court order that sets forth your parenting time then law enforcement will ...

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  • What is the difference between joint and sole custody?
    What is the difference between joint and sole custody?

    Today I’m answering one of the top ten child custody questions parents ask about when getting divorced. First of all, there are two types of custody: legal and physical custody. Physical custody is ...

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  • Don't be a Jolie/Pitt kind of Family
    Don't be a Jolie/Pitt kind of Family

    There’s been a lot in the news about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s custody dispute. Most recently the judge ordered Angelina to tell the children that the court has determined that not having a ...

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