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Busy parents: Consider third-party custody arrangements

Child-custody deliberations are always some of the most intense in divorces. Both parents generally want to have a say, and they may have good reasons for wanting the schedules they propose. Even in well-meaning negotiations, there can be struggles with custody because of both parents needing to work and the difficulties of making sure their child has care at the appropriate times.

Fathers: Take note of 3 tips to help your custody case

As a father, one thing you might worry about is that the court will have an unconscious bias toward giving the mother of your children custody. The reality is that there is not supposed to be a bias of any kind, but that doesn't mean there isn't. The good news is that you can take steps to make yourself stand out as a great father in court, helping your case for custody.

These 2 tips can help you get through custody planning

Child custody arrangements aren't always easy for parents to come up with. In fact, custody disputes are fairly common. It's not easy to know that they'll be separated from you, even if they're with your ex-spouse. The good news is that there are ways to cope with this and work through the arrangement of a good parenting plan.

How does a court determine custody arrangements?

When a child is involved in a divorce, the most important thing is to make sure he or she goes to a safe, supportive home environment with one or both of his or her parents. It's vital to note that a court may overrule either parent's wishes when it comes to custody, even if they've determined custody preferences on their own. This is because a court wants to guarantee a child's safety and that the child's best interests are at the heart of any custody arrangement.

Diagnosing parental alienation could help children during divorce

Parents are demanding that the courts do more to help prevent parental alienation, according to a news report from May 11. Parents' rights groups across the United States brought attention to an annual day to recognize the risk of parental alienation and to begin bringing attention to the risk of this happening in divorce cases.

How can parents lose custody or visitation rights?

Child custody arrangements can be some of the most difficult to make during a divorce. You want to create a fair parenting plan, but the thought of seeing your child less often than every day is something you don't want to agree to. Despite that, you and your spouse came up with an agreement you're happy with. However, when you reach court, that's not necessarily going to be approved.

Parenting with your ex

Parenting with your ex can be a good thing, and unless you have had a really bitter divorce, you could probably make it happen. However, it might take some effort. Here's how one couple does it.

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