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unplanned visitation days

Unplanned Visitation Days

When divorced parents live close to each other, it is likely that there will be times that one or both need the other parent to take the children unexpectedly.  If you have a visitation...
special needs child custody

Custody of Children With Special Needs

If you have a child with special needs, custody issues can be complicated when you divorce. Many special needs children require much more in the way of financial support than other children. In addition,...
travel and child custody

Taking Your Children Out of the Country

If you are divorced and have a custody agreement that allows you to take your children on vacation, you may one day want to take them somewhere beyond the borders of the United States....
protecting rights as a father

Your Rights As A Father

If you are the father of a child, there are certain legal rights you have as a matter of course. Only a judge can terminate those rights, and then only after a properly-filed petition...
childrens medical records

Do I Have Access To My Child’s Records?

In the past, fathers have sometimes been bypassed when it comes to access to children’s medical, school or other important records, particularly if they were not the primary custodian of the children. Today, the...
child custody mediation

Child Custody Mediation

One of the hardest-fought battles during divorce is over child custody. Both parents usually want to be part of their children’s lives. However, it can be difficult for them to come to an agreement together....