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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

According to court documents released this week, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s marriage is coming to an end. The couple listed their separation date as September 15, just two years and one month after they married in August 2014. Jolie is seeking physical custody with visitation and legal custody rights for Pitt. Below we discuss just what

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

In 2012, a judge decided Kelly Rutherford and Daniel Giersch share joint custody of their two children. The kids would live in Monaco and France with their father because his visa had been revoked. But now, three years later, it seems the custody battle is far from over. Son Hermes, 8, and daughter Helena, almost

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

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