Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.’s Blog

For better or worse, divorces do not happen overnight. It can take several months to move from “divorcing” to “divorced.” During this transition period, you do not stop being a parent, which means you will still have to raise your kids with each other, even though you are living separately. This can be a very thorny situation. However, there are ways to get through it,...
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When parents are fighting over custody of a child, one might accuse the other of being an unfit parent. This can come with threats to take a child away and promises that the allegedly unfit parent will never see the child again. If you are the person on the receiving end of these threats, then you are likely very scared about what the future holds...
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If you have doubts regarding who is a child’s biological father, then getting a court order for establishing paternity can be critical. This is true whether you believe you are the father of a child or you are a child’s mother and want to legally identify the father. However, before you do this, there are some things to consider first. Establishing paternity has an effect...
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Child custody and visitation disputes are highly emotional and legally complicated. Whether you are heading in to court or a mediation session to resolve these issues, it is important for parents to prepare because it can be easy to get overwhelmed in these situations. If you are a father, then you would be especially wise to prepare, as many men feel like they are at...
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According to recent census figures in the United States, there are more than 2 million adopted children in households in the country. With an increase in awareness about adoption, more and more mothers are considering it as a viable option when they feel they may be able to unable to care for their child either physically, emotionally, or financially. Unfortunately, when mothers decide on this option, there...
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Parenting doesn’t get any easier as children grow up to be teenagers. Even if parents still see them as kids, teenagers often feel more like adults. They start to make their own decisions and develop their own ideas on themselves and how they view the world. In some families, this could lead to screaming matches and slammed doors. In other cases, it can lead to custody...
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