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September 2019 Archives

Don't let emotions prevent a beneficial child custody arrangement

Most parents know, nothing gets them more worked up than a situation that is unfavorable or bad for their child. This is because the parenting instinct kicks in and you want to do everything you can to ensure a favorable situation for your child. It's only normal to feel this way. However, when going through a child custody determination, emotions can run high for that and other reasons too.

Which child rearing expenses does child support cover?

Many financial responsibilities come with raising a child. This remains even when the parents are not together. Whether you believe you will be the payer of child support or the parent receiving it - you likely have many questions about child support. Child support is the fiscal responsibility of the noncustodial parent to pay the custodial parent for child rearing expenses. As a parent, you likely already know that there are many expenses associated with raising a child. So when you're parenting from different households, how are child support amounts determined and what do they cover?

Social media and how it could impact your divorce

If you haven't been living under a rock for the last ten years, then you know how prevalent social media has become. People use social media to varying degrees, but it is common for those celebrating big life events, like marriages or children, to share the news in a big way on social media. However, getting a divorce is also big life news. How does social media reconcile with sharing or not sharing that news?

Visitation may be a big step in your child custody process

Every family and child custody situation will have specificities and nuances that will make it a unique process for everyone. However, depending upon where you live, all family law issues will be subject to the laws and state statutes that govern the process. For some parents and children, visitation is a step in the child custody process.