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Child Custody: Your Options

Monday, 05 November 2018 by

One of the biggest things to come out of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce was the discussion about child custody. Though it was contentious at times, there are a lot of things that can be learned from it. If you and your soon-to-be-ex spouse share children, you’ll want to know what options you have

It seems like the end has been reached in Kelly Rutherford’s custody battle. Last week a judge ruled that the Gossip Girl actress would not receive custody of the two children she shares with ex-husband Daniel Giersch. She has also been further barred from bringing them to the United States. The End of the Rutherford Custody Battle

There are different forms of child custody: legal custody, physical custody, sole custody, and joint custody. Physical Custody Physical custody means a parent has gained the legal right (typically through a court ruling) to have a child live with him or her. Usually if a parent has physical custody they also have sole custody of the

Joint Child Custody Arrangements

Friday, 06 February 2015 by

There are various situations that fall under the umbrella of “joint child custody.” Below you’ll find more information on the types of arrangements, as well as advantages and disadvantages of those arrangements. What is “Joint Child Custody”? “Joint Child Custody” means that parents who do not live together still share decision-making responsibilities for, and/or physical

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How to File for Sole Child Custody

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 by

While most courts favor joint custody, if you feel the parent you share a child with is unfit you can file for sole child custody of your child. Here are the steps to do so. Work with a Family Law Attorney The first thing you should do if you are seeking sole child custody is