Category: Your Custody Court System

Saving Money On The Cost of Divorce: The Basics

There’s no getting around it – divorce will cost money. But how much money you spend on the proceeding is, ultimately, down to you. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can save. First and foremost, don’t dive into divorce proceedings unless it is absolutely necessary. Whether you are saving money or not, the reality is that separation and divorce are going to be expensive, both in financial and, possibly, emotional terms.

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What Judges Look for in a Custodial Parent

It’s been three years since I wrote, What Does a Judge Look for in a Child Custody Case. To expand beyond that post, I thought I would actually go interview a sitting family court judge. A few phone calls later, and with a Chic-fil-a lunch bribe, a local judge agreed to discuss, “What do you look for in a custodial parent when both side appear equal?”

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In the U.S. How Often Do Fathers Really Win Full Custody?

Seven years before the 21st century, 15.9% of children were living with their fathers while the mother lived somewhere else. Almost 25 years later, has that number improved? In the U.S., how often do fathers really win full custody? There are a lot of sources, statistics and theorist that answer this question, but let’s turn to Timothy Grall, of the U.S. Census for answers.

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How To Face the Trauma of a Child Custody Evaluation

Sometimes, allegations of spousal abuse, neglect, or substance abuse may require a court to make the final determinations. If serious allegations or problems arise, the entire family may be referred to child custody evaluation. Usually, the entire family will then be referred for child custody evaluation. Typically, the results are presented to the court to determine the most suitable custody and parenting arrangement.

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