Tag Archives: Child Custody

Book Review: Divorce Bootcamp for Low- and Moderate-Income Women

For those of you who read my blog for custody litigation information, this book review is for you. DIVORCE BOOTCAMP FOR LOW- AND MODERATE-INCOME WOMEN, A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO NAVIGATING DIVORCE by Anna T. Merrill, Esq., does just what it says. … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting and Summer Access

It’s summer. The glory days of youth. Most kids are out of school at least part of the season and they’ll be ready to spend time with both parents. Have you read your divorce/custody decree about who’s supposed to have … Continue reading

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What’s New In My World

I haven’t really talked much about my own writing, so I want to remedy that today. Why now? Well, for one thing, I’m VERY excited about a couple of things. First of all, I have an awesome cover for my … Continue reading

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Co-Parenting: Putting the Past Where It Belongs

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your 2011 was a year of wonderful blessings and new opportunities. Hopefully you took advantage of each and every one. If the year didn’t go as planned, don’t fret. You have a whole new … Continue reading

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Prep Work for Family Court

I’ve talked mostly about co-parenting so far. But today, I want to give you some helpful (I hope you find it helpful)  information on preparing for Family Court. Let’s say you’ve been served with divorce papers. Or, you get a … Continue reading

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Set Your Kids Free on Independence Day

I’m back. Did you miss me? Thank you for being so patient with my absenteeism from the blog the last two or three weeks. My dad had knee replacement surgery and my mom doesn’t really drive anymore. Don’t ask me … Continue reading

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Respect: An Integral Element of Co-Parenting

Basically co-parenting boils down to “cooperative parenting” or parenting together. It is a firmly held belief with professionals that children fare better when parents can minimize any trauma during and after their divorce and can communicate, cooperate, and compromise with … Continue reading

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Don’t Use Your Kids to Communicate With Your Ex

A friend reported over-hearing a conversation between a mother and child recently. The mother was telling the child to tell her father things that basically the mother should have been discussing with him. And the child was telling the mom … Continue reading

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Social Media Is Not Always Your Friend

Facebook, twitter, and myspace can all be fun and entertaining. They have their uses. They’re great tools for building a business platform. Facebook is an excellent way to stay in touch or even get back in touch with family and … Continue reading

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Spying on your estranged spouse or ex

Many times over the years, people would bring in copies of emails (or phone records, etc.) from their ex or soon to be ex as part of their interview for their social study. Their hope was that the information in … Continue reading

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