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How to Determine Who Gets Child Custody

How to Determine Who Gets Child Custody

Fighting over child custody can prove both painful and difficult. Usually you have several options for settling a child custody case. If possible, agree to an arrangement through mediation and negotiations before the case goes to court. If you do have to go to court and fear the judge won’t award you custody of your […]

How to Discuss Child Custody during Divorce

How to Discuss Child Custody during Divorce

You will have to settle many matters during a divorce. Often the most difficult and serious issue revolves around discussing child custody. Child custody arrangements prove complex and should establish both legal and physical aspects. Parents might get shared custody, or the court might give custody to only one of the parents. Issues about where […]

How to File for Child Custody

How to File for Child Custody

Custody cases tend to be complex. You can handle a custody case on your own, or you can decide to hire a lawyer. Either way, you should follow these steps to file for child custody. Talk to a child custody attorney or any other attorney who has handled family law cases before. Find out in […]

How to File Forms for Temporary Child Custody

How to File Forms for Temporary Child Custody

You can find the forms for filing for temporary child custody at the clerk’s office at the family courthouse in your district. You will have to fill out these forms in accordance with the family laws of your state. If you have questions or don’t how to proceed, contact a lawyer and ask for legal […]

How to Get a Favorable Child Custody Arrangement

How to Get a Favorable Child Custody Arrangement

Getting through a divorce is though and arranging for child custody is even tougher. Although parents might not be in the best terms, they have to realize that the child needs to feel as little pressure as possible during the whole process. Going to court to settle child custody can be a traumatic process. Parents […]

How to Negotiate Child Custody in Court

How to Negotiate Child Custody in Court

Reaching a settlement in your child custody case usually proves best for all parties involved. Follow these tips about how to negotiate in court and respond to attorneys to secure the best possible outcome for your children’s welfare. Remain calm at all times. Getting angry will not work in your favor and you might not […]

How to Negotiate Child Custody without Going to Court

How to Negotiate Child Custody without Going to Court

Child custody—a sensitive issue generally better solved out of court—means reaching an agreement through mediation and sparing both the parents and the child the unnecessary roughness of a trial. Parents have to sit down, talk and come up with a solution that works for everybody that, above all, works in the child’s best interest. Parents […]

How to Write a Character Reference for Child Custody

How to Write a Character Reference for Child Custody

Friends, family and coworkers of a parent involved in a child custody dispute typically write character references for such occasions. The character reference must describe the behavior, personality and parenting skills of said person, as authorities will use such in court to prove the fitness of a parent to receive child custody or not. Follow […]