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Guardianship vs. Third Party Custody
Guardianship vs. Third Party Custody

What is third party custody? Third party custody most often refers to an individual who is not a biological or adoptive parent who is seeking specific custody rights with a minor child. Third party custody was only recently recognized by the Missouri Supreme Court in In re ...

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  • Guardianship vs. Third Party Custody

    What is third party custody? Third party custody most often refers to an individual who is not a biological or adoptive parent who is seeking specific custody rights with a minor child. Third party ...

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  • Attachment Disorder and Custody of Children

    Psychologists have routinely held that babies who are old enough to show love are old enough to grieve the loss of a parent. Common signs of grief in infants include crying more than usual, sleeping ...

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  • Missing Persons Case Spirals into Custody Battle

    On October 8, 2019, Mengqi Ji Elledge went missing. The 28-year-old Chinese woman was married to, and had a child with, Joseph Elledge, who was recently arrested for child abuse and neglect, and is ...

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  • What is an Entry of Appearance and Waiver of Service?

    An Entry of Appearance is a legal document that says that an attorney represents one party in a case. It is a representation to the court that an attorney represents one party or the other. The Entry ...

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  • 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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  • How to resolve conflict-A path for you

    Most people end up in court because they cannot resolve conflicts. What follows is a simple process to consider for resolving conflicts with whomever you have a dispute with: Identify the problem ...

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