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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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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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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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7 Tips to Co-parenting After Divorce

Though divorce does occur in many marriages, it still can be challenging to navigate when it happens to you. It is normal to feel confused, lost, or frustrated while you and your ex-spouse decide what your new family structure will be. One of the biggest hurdles that you will have to overcome is deciding what your future co-parenting relationship will be. While there are many different options for custody and child support, the struggles of co-parenting do not end in the courtroom. You will face lots of emotional and logistical challenges along the way. No matter how you decide to

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Benefits and Custody After a Military Divorce

Pain from losing someone you love is not easy to deal with, especially for those in the service. Maintaining a marriage is difficult enough while on active duty, making a divorce all that more challenging. Fortunately, there are many options available to active service members and their spouses. If you need help with a family law situation that involves someone in the military, you need counsel from an attorney who understands the complexities of military family law. Rights as an Active Service Member The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act protects active-duty service members. Usually, when one spouse files for divorce, the

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LGBT Divorce and Child Custody Proceedings

In 2015, the Supreme Court made the landmark decision to mandate that same-sex marriages were legal in the United States of America. From this decision, married LGBT couples were entitled to the same benefits that heterosexual couples have, such as Social Security benefits, tax exemption status, insurance benefits, and the right to make medical decisions or be present in the hospital for a spouse. Suddenly, couples that had been barred from being wed legally were flocking to courthouses across the country to say “I do” to their partners. It was and remains a joyous and important part of our nation’s

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Private Investigators in Cases of Family Law

For many people, private investigators are a facet of media imagination. Though they certainly make entertaining characters, they do exist in the real world. Private investigators play a large role in court cases, especially regarding family law issues. Because most people value their families more than anything else, it is not unusual to go to all lengths to protect them. For some people, that means hiring a private investigator to collect information on their spouse or child’s other parent. Because divorces often mean that two people are irreconcilably different, the reality is that many divorces end up in a contentious

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