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February 2019 Archives

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Parenting plans can change as the children's needs change

Each child custody case is different because no two children and no two circumstances are exactly the same. One thing that parents have to remember is that they need to set the terms of the agreement based on what their children need now. This can be a challenge because we often like to plan ahead. We know that you might think that you want the parenting plan to last as long as possible, but that might not be what's best for your children.

Know when and how to seek a child support modification

Child support orders are based on the circumstances in the situation at the time the order is created. It is possible and even likely that things might change in the future. These changes can lead to a modification of the order if they are significant enough. We know that you might want to ensure that your children's financial needs are taken care of despite any future changes. We will help you determine if the support order needs to be modified.

4 things to consider when making vacation plans with kids

Now is the time that parents are going to start planning summer vacations, but there are special considerations for people who are traveling with children. When that trip involves children who are the subject of a custody agreement, there are even more things to think about.

Children should be encouraged to interact with extended family

Just because you and your ex divorced doesn't mean that your children should have to miss out on important family gatherings on either side. Instead, you and your ex should both encourage the kids to have meaningful relationships with their extended family members.

End-of-marriage issues shouldn't overshadow child custody matters

The emotions that come with a divorce can leave you feeling resentful toward your spouse. While this might not be an issue if you don't have children, you will soon find that you have to deal with these feelings if you have a child custody agreement. Letting these end-of-marriage issues become a burden on the parenting relationship can be detrimental to your children.

4 tips to help make divorce less contentious

The thought of a divorce is something that some people can't fathom because they assume that the entire process has to be contentious. This isn't the case. It is often possible for adults to work out a settlement agreement instead of having to go through a battle. Of course, there are times when a court battle is the only way that you can make the divorce happen.

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