When parents come to mediation with a desire and understanding that they both want equal time with the child or children, it is because they both believe that the influence of a mother and father role are equally important. This mindset is healthy and the challenge then becomes how to accomplish it. The major challenges … Continue reading Splitting Child Custody Evenly
The most important factor to address when a marriage (with children) is being dissolved is child custody. The word "custody" is no longer used in courtrooms. It has been replaced by the term "parenting plan". This term is used to describe the plan that will be used concerning the child's (or children's) life. The plan … Continue reading Family Law: Child Custody
Family law encompasses any law that applies to relationships within a family structure. A family structure consists of spouses, offspring, parents, grandparents, step-children or step-parents, siblings, half siblings, or anyone in your immediate family. Most often, the term family law is used in referring to law surrounding the immediate family of a set of spouses … Continue reading What is Family Law?