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Creative Ways to Talk About Divorce With Your Children

Divorce is never easy to discuss with anyone, let alone your children. Knowing how to break the news and what to say can be hard. You want to ensure that you are as truthful and honest as possible, but you also don’t want to frighten or cause them undue stress. It’s a sensitive topic and one that requires a lot of thought and care. Rather than just sitting down and telling them that you’re getting a divorce, there are other, more creative ways to break the news. Combining a conversation with an activity can help remove the negative aspects of

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How to Decide the Best Arrangement for Shared Child Custody

When parents get divorced, child custody is one of the most challenging things to decide. How much time should be spent with each parent? What if one parent wants more time than the other? These are tough questions to answer, and there is no perfect solution. With a better understanding of the options available, however, you can work with your spouse to devise a schedule that works best for everyone involved. Here are a few things to keep in mind when creating a child custody schedule: The age of the children. This is probably the most important factor to consider

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How to Relocate With a Custody Order

Determinations of child custody can be bitterly fought in family courts throughout the US, and many parents struggle to cope with custody orders they believe to be unfair or one-sided. Unfortunately, it’s also possible for parents to handle their custody obligations effectively for quite a while, only for unexpected issues to arise, compelling the parents back to family court to resolve them. One of the most commonly reported issues is relocation. A parent may wish to relocate to move closer to extended relatives, pursue a new career, or enable their child to attend better schools. When a parent has a

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How Can a Parent Lose Custody?

Child custody disputes are some of the most vehemently contested cases to unfold in the family court system. When married parents divorce or unmarried parents decide to establish legal custody terms for their children, these legal proceedings can be incredibly challenging for any parent to endure. For some parents, losing time with their kids is hard to imagine, and they have trouble recognizing that their co-parents have the same rights they do. Many child custody determinations in the United States end with joint custody resolutions. In some measure, both of the child’s parents have access to the child, and the

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What Is the Importance of Father’s Rights in a Divorce Case?

Childhood development relies heavily on the significant roles played by mothers and fathers. In many cases, children who grow up without one of their parents are more likely to show mental, physical, or emotional vulnerability than those who grow up with both parents in their lives. In Oklahoma divorce cases, fathers have equal rights to mothers but often get cheated out of the opportunity to contribute to their children’s development and growth. Any father facing divorce in Oklahoma must understand their rights and how those rights may impact their case. Fathers play a Crucial Role in Childhood Development The Supreme

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Vital Facts to Know About Military Divorce and Child Custody

In the state of Oklahoma, challenges arise in military divorce and child custody, because legislation that governs these issues is a blend of military regulations, federal law, and Oklahoma state laws. There are various federal laws and Oklahoma state legislation that apply in any proceeding in civil court, such as divorce, involving at least one individual who is a member of the U.S Armed Forces. Military divorces and child custody cases have their own unique circumstances, and it is always beneficial for those involved to have a skilled military divorce attorney to walk them through the process. Military divorces often

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Parental Visitation Rights FAQs

When parents are going through the process of deciding on child custody during a divorce, it is necessary to understand the details of visitation for the non-custodial parent. Specific visitation laws vary from one state to another, but parents often have some of the same basic questions regarding their visitation rights. Consider the following questions family law attorneys often hear regarding visitation. Commonly Asked Questions About Visitation What does it mean when the judge designates a “fixed visitation” schedule? Typically, a fixed visitation schedule is one in which the judge orders specific times for the non-custodial parent to spend time

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Child Custody and Child Support FAQs

Child custody cases are incredibly difficult for parents in many ways. Not only is the thought of losing time to spend with your child distressing, but a custody order typically involves child support terms and other elements that can pose significant challenges for other aspects of your life. Ultimately, any parent is likely to have lots of questions as they prepare for a child custody and support case. The following are some of the most common questions parents have about child support and child custody in the Midwest. Your case is likely to involve many unique issues, but these basic

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Understanding the Adoption Process

Adoption is a beautiful process that can bring a mixed family closer together and provide an adopted child with the same legal protections and rights as a biological child. However, suppose you are a stepparent willing to adopt your stepchild. In that case, it’s crucial to understand what adoption entails, what to expect from the process, and the full scope of the responsibilities you would be assuming if your adoption is approved. Requirements for Adoption The most crucial prerequisite for adoption is that the biological parent to be replaced by the adoptive parent must not have any claim to parental

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Why Hiring a Divorce Attorney Is Crucial in a Child Custody Dispute

When you begin to arrange for a divorce, one of the most challenging decisions that will be made is what will be best for the children. Of course, you want what is best for your kids, but it can be hard to know what that might look like. You want to avoid being in a difficult situation where you have to go back and change any decisions made. The right divorce attorney will help you avoid this scenario by assisting you with a child custody agreement. The divorce attorneys at Stange Law Firm deeply understand the child custody laws in

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I Think My Ex Is Abusing or Neglecting My Child. What Can I Do?

One of the worst things any parent can face is realizing that their child has been abused, neglected, or mistreated in any way. This situation can be even worse when the offender is the child’s other parent or another close family member charged with protecting and caring for them. If you are divorced or no longer romantically attached to your child’s other biological parent but the other parent has some custody or visitation rights, you must know what you can do if you discover that your child has been subject to any abuse at the hands of their other parent.

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How Can a Parent Lose Their Custody Rights?

Child custody is one of the most contentious and emotionally charged legal matters that can unfold in the family court system. For example, suppose you are preparing to divorce or an unmarried parent, and you and your child’s other biological parent have decided to end your relationship. In that case, you should prepare for a child custody determination soon. The family court systems of the United States uphold that every child has the right to care and support from both their parents, but custody determinations often lead to one parent assuming greater custody rights than the other, and the noncustodial

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