When it comes to divorce, child custody issues are usually emotional and can sometimes become contentious. Unfortunately, parents often receive misinformation from well-meaning friends, co-workers and relatives. Here are seven common myths relating to child custody: Mothers always receive custody. In past decades, many states ruled that custody of children under a certain age–usually
In Ohio the issues of child custody laws – child custody and visitation are two of the most difficult issues in a divorce proceeding. While the parents appear to be the focus of a custody battle because they are the parties that are being heard, the real focus in any custody battle is the child.
When Your Child Refuses to Visit the Other Parent – What Do You Do? You spent a long time getting your shared parenting plan hammered out so that both you and your ex were satisfied with it. Or perhaps you had a protracted custody battle that ended in the court making the parenting decision for
Five financial mistakes divorcing women make Divorce is emotionally difficult for all parties, but women tend to make mistakes that hurt them financially, too. Sometimes they agree to terms just to end the challenging process, according to advisers who work with divorcing clients. Some of these slip-ups aren’t just made by women, but tend to
The Pro-Se Divorce Clinic serves those who may not otherwise be able to afford legal counsel. The Pro-Se Divorce Clinic model began in the fall of 2013 to address the huge gap between individuals who could afford to retain private counsel for family law legal issues and those who were financially unable to do so. Pro