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Sisemore Law Firm, P.C.
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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The dynamic between divorced or separated parents can be quite volatile, and this can lead to disputes over child custody and visitation. One such dispute that we often hear about is a parent trying to stop another parent from seeing the child. A common reason why parents think they can deny visitation is if a...
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Fighting over custody often takes precedence over just about any other priority for parents. Unfortunately, these battles can be contentious and lengthy, which can create secondary issues that parents also need to resolve in addition to custody. A few issues that parents may struggle with during a custody dispute include job-related problems, travel restrictions and...
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A lot can change in the years following a divorce and creation of a custody schedule. Children grow up; parents get remarried or find new jobs; financial circumstances often fluctuate. Considering all that can change in the lives of parents and children, it can be important for parents with custody and visitation agreement to understand...
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Family structures come in all shapes and sizes. As divorce rates have continued to remain steady for years, blended families and step-parent relationships have continued to be on the rise. With step-parenting becoming more common during many children’s formative year’s, many people are recognizing the important bond that still forms between parents and their non-biological...
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