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Child Custody IAQ: Crossing State Lines aka Parental Kidnapping

August 29, 2016
Posted in: Child Custody

Child custody cases are extremely complex, and not just because of the human realities and emotional investment involved — they’re complex just on their own, as legal entities. That’s why we’re devoting a couple of weeks this month to a short Child Custody IAQ: Infrequently Asked Questions. Today’s questions involve crossing state lines with your children, often a crucial factor ...

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Child Custody IAQ: Custody of Children with Special Needs

August 25, 2016
Posted in: Child Custody

Child custody cases are extremely complex, and not just because of the human realities and emotional investment involved — they’re complex just on their own, as legal entities. That’s why we’re devoting a couple of weeks this month to a short Child Custody IAQ: Infrequently Asked Questions. Today’s questions involve custody cases wherein the child in question has special needs ...

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Child Custody IAQ: How to Take Custody of an Endangered Kid

August 22, 2016
Posted in: Child Custody

Child custody cases are extremely complex, and not just because of the human realities and emotional investment involved — they’re complex just on their own, as legal entities. That’s why we’re devoting a couple of weeks this month to a short Child Custody IAQ: Infrequently Asked Questions. Today’s questions are all about someone (generally a grandparent or uncle, but sometimes ...

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Child Custody IAQ: What If Neither Spouse Wants the Kid?

August 18, 2016
Posted in: Child Custody

Child custody cases are extremely complex, and not just because of the human realities and emotional investment involved — they’re complex just on their own, as legal entities. That’s why we’re devoting a couple of weeks this month to a short Child Custody IAQ: Infrequently Asked Questions. Today’s questions involve the hopefully rare circumstance of a divorce in which neither ...

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The Best Steps to Avert a Divorce, Part II  

August 11, 2016
Posted in: Divorce

Earlier this week, we wrote about two of the best things you can do to strengthen a relationship that you might fear is on the precipice of a divorce. We promised you more — and here it is! Invest In Them The first two tips from the last post (which you really should read) could be summed up as “trust ...

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The Best Steps to Avert a Divorce, Part I

August 8, 2016
Posted in: Divorce

Let’s be perfectly honest: there is no such thing as a foolproof plan to keep a spouse who wants a divorce from getting it. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t several extremely powerful steps that you can take to avoid coming to stay out of my office. Let’s talk about how the body, mind, and heart work together, and ...

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The Four Emotional Stages That Come Before Divorce

August 4, 2016
Posted in: Divorce

So you just got served a notice — your spouse intends to divorce you. That might be a complete blind-side, or it might be something you saw coming a long time ago. Either way, it’s hard not to ask yourself: how could they do this to me? We looked at the psychology behind the decision to ask for a divorce ...

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The Five Rules Guiding Every Decision to Divorce

August 1, 2016
Posted in: Divorce

Humankind seems like a massively chaotic, incomprehensible entity when you look at it as a whole. Heck, any one human generally seems that way! But as it turns out, while there are infinite variations on the themes of human life, there are certain rules that everyone follows. Even under extreme circumstances, anyone can be counted on to follow these rules ...

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 Virtual Affairs: Are They Cheating?

July 28, 2016
Posted in: Divorce

Traditionally, there are two recognized kinds of affairs that married people can engage in: sexual affairs, which are well-known, and emotional affairs, which involve confiding in and getting emotional support from someone outside your marriage. Many affairs are both. But there’s a new kind of affair that’s been in the spotlight recently, particularly in America’s divorce courts: Online or ‘virtual’ ...

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Military Parents with Custody Problems: What’s the Law?

July 25, 2016
Posted in: Child Custody

So you’re a parent with sole custody and you’re in the military. You get the news that you’re being deployed, and that you’re going to have to hand custody of your children over to your ex for the duration of your deployment. Is that really what’s going to happen? It depends. If your ex hasn’t been excluded from custody (usually ...

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