Child Custody

Advice on Juggling Custody Rights and Your Career

Whether you are the primary breadwinner in your family or part of a dual-income household, you are likely concerned that your career might result in diminished time with your children after a divorce or that divorce might negatively impact your career. Many times, parents face challenges in arguing they should be awarded more parenting time […]

Tips on Placing Children First During Divorce

Divorce is not easy for children. When parents place their own needs before their children’s, the repercussions of divorce can be even more damaging. In divorces in which parents focus on the children and how decisions will affect them, children often fare much better. 

Some parents even have the foresight to accept that they simply do […]

Advice for Weathering Combative Divorces Involving Children

It is common for child custody cases to become heated because it is often the case that both parents have unique and opposing ideas about how their children should be raised. For many parents, it can be difficult to arrive at mutually agreeable terms about how the child should be raised. 

While there are many things […]

How Alcohol Abuse Can Impact Georgia Parenting Plans

 

Whenever possible, Georgia law encourages children to have continued contact with both parents after a divorce. This assumes that continuing this contact is in the child’s best interest. If a parent is one of the 13.8 million adults in this country affected by alcoholism, however, a critical issue during the divorce will become whether it […]

Four Guidelines to Follow When Selecting a Guardian for Minors

One of the most challenging aspects of planning for the future if you are a parent is deciding who to name as a guardian for your minor children. Some parents decide that the best option is to select a guardian and then review this designation yearly to make sure it is still appropriate. Deciding who […]

Recognizing When a Child of Divorce Needs to See a Therapist

The divorce process is full of complex emotions including anger, sadness, and stress. Most parents who navigate divorce are also concerned about their children’s well-being. Even the most peaceful divorces still have the potential to substantially disrupt a child’s life. The most argumentative and contentious divorces can cause substantial emotional unrest in children. In either […]

The Value of Custody Logs

Whether it is divorce or one of several other areas of family law in which child visitation is involved, many people are uncertain about the value of custody logs. You might wonder why it is even necessary to keep a written list of visitation details as well as keys events. Not only is the value […]

Spend More Time With Your Children After a Divorce

Divorce is one of the most trying times many families will go through. While all divorces are emotionally challenging, when young children are involved, they can be particularly difficult. Children must contend with the uncertainty and stress brought on by major changes in nearly all aspects of their lives. If handled inappropriately, divorce can have […]

Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Your Children after a Divorce

Many parents who navigate the divorce process discover that it brings them closer than ever to their children. Understandably, parents want to do whatever they can after the end of a marriage to improve and deepen the relationships they have with their children. 

Fortunately, there are a number of positive steps that you can take after […]

Tips for Dads During Divorce

There are numerous myths that people have about divorce. One of the most incorrect assumptions about this process is that there is such a thing as a typical divorce. In reality, every divorce is unique and there are several ways that a marriage can end. There are also a variety of types of family structures. 

While […]

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