Financial Aid and Divorce

Parents want the best for their children in all aspects of life. From the time a child is born, parents imagine the wonderful things the new addition to the family will one day be able to do and experience. Education is one of the most fundamental aspects of raising children, and many parents go to great lengths to ensure that …

Helpful Tips for Making Co-Parenting Work

Parenting is a unique experience and only those members of an individual family can truly understand the challenges of parenthood, whether married or divorced. However, the following tips adapted from HelpGuide.org can provide some insight into how to approach co-parenting in a healthy and productive way that keeps the true focus of your parenting where it should be – on …

New Research Underscores the Importance of Shared Custody

The divorce process in Florida and elsewhere is often extremely difficult for those involved in it. Children are especially vulnerable to many of the pitfalls of divorcing parents. Sometimes during a divorce, heightened emotions can blind people to the needs of others involved in the divorce but who might not have an active role. This includes children. All too often, …

Can You Keep Your Kids in the United States?

It has never been easier to get from one part of the world to another. All it takes is the ability to travel internationally, which usually comes with obtaining a passport, and the means to purchase a ticket to get just about anywhere you want to go. As such, families today are more diverse than ever. There are many factors …

Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents

For newly divorced parents with children, there are a lot of lingering questions. How will the divorce ultimately affect the children? Will your parenting plan be successful? How will the divorce affect your relationship with your children? All of these are important questions to ask, but many divorced parents also wonder how to navigate the difficult process of sending kids …

Florida Child Custody and Relocation

Many situations in life are not ideal, which is one of the reasons some couples turn to divorce. Sometimes, a divorce can provide new opportunities and experiences for both spouses in many different parts of their individual lives. Some changes that may take place could involve relocating. People relocate after a divorce to be closer to their family, for improved …

Alaska Becomes First to Treat Pets Like Children in Divorce

Many people have companion animals that play a very important role in their lives. Be it a dog, cat, iguana, horse, parakeet, ferret, or virtually any other legal animal, pets can play an extremely important role in a couple‚Äôs day-to-day life. This is especially true when a pet is jointly brought into a home by both spouses. Typically, a divorce …

Avoiding the Disneyland Dad/Mom Trap

The divorce process can take its toll on a person mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Beyond its effects on an individual, it can quickly change the dynamics of a relationship between parents and their children. Typically, a married couple has relatively unfettered access to their children and is able to spend large amounts of time with them. However, when divorce …

How Do I Get Sole Custody of My Child in Florida?

Navigating the divorce process can be extremely difficult, which is one of the reasons it is an effective decision to use a Florida family law attorney with a practice focused on divorce. The process is even more challenging when children are involved, especially in circumstances where a parent believes that the other parent is potentially unfit to have shared custody. …

The Role of Parenting Coordinators in a Florida Divorce

The divorce process can be difficult for both spouses. It is certain to bring up a mix of emotions that can sometimes make it difficult to focus on a fair and reasonable outcome for both parties. The process becomes even more difficult when children are involved. While parents certainly want the best for their children and generally hope to spare …