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The most common types of child custody disputes

A child custody agreement does not come easy for both parents, even when the two have a somewhat decent working relationship. Once an agreement is reached, both parties must follow it to the letter of the law. If not, disputes can arise that can send both people to court. Today, we will explore some of the most common types of child custody disputes.

Circumstances reviewed for possible parental relocation

If you are involved in a child custody agreement and have physical custody of your child, you will need to go before a family law judge if you wish to relocate with your child. Why? The other parent's concerns must be taken into account along with yours. In order for you to receive a green light for relocation, you will need to have the judge approve your request.

Commons mistakes people make in a custody situation

If you are currently in a custody arrangement or are about to enter into one, you need to know of the common mistakes others make so you can do everything possible to make sure you don't make the same mistakes. Custody issues crop up all the time. It's how you handle them and if you follow the court order that matters in the end.

Building smart communication methods for custody situations

Living in a co-parenting situation does not come easy for most people. Why? You either divorced the other parent, never got married or simply do not get along whatsoever. Then, there are co-parents who have a good relationship but simply never felt the need to marry or didn't mesh well as a couple that lived together. Either way, co-parents need to build smart communication methods in order to succeed and keep their children happy.

Planning a summer vacation around a custody agreement

The summer season has arrived in Kentucky, which means plenty of barbecues, trips to the pool and vacations. But what if you are involved in a child custody agreement with the other parent of your children? How can you plan a summer vacation if you need to follow the rules set forth in the child custody agreement? This can be a difficult situation if you are not on speaking terms with the other parent.

Tips for choosing a neutral custody swap location

When the time comes to create a custody agreement with the other parent of your children, it's important to find out the available locations for the exchange of custody in your area. A neutral location can make everyone involved, especially the children, feel comfortable despite having to share time with each parent. Here are some tips for choosing a neutral location.

Talking to your children about shared custody

Shared custody is a common method of parenting in Kentucky. Even parents who don't seem to get along with each other find ways to make shared custody work. Remember, everything you do in a custody agreement is to be done in the best interests of your children. Let's take a look at how you can talk to your children about shared custody in today's post.

The negative impact of child custody battles

Your children are precious. They are impressionable. They are also fragile. You need to do everything possible to protect them, especially when it comes to a fight over their custody. You should never put them in the middle of this fight. It should be kept private as much as possible so they are not emotionally affected by it. But, if they are, they could experience some of the following negative impacts.

Tips for attending events as a co-parent

Living as a co-parent because you have a child custody agreement in place is never easy. Even if you get along with the other parent, there will still be difficult times dealing with each other. Some of those times could very well include events involving your children, such as sporting events, plays, musicals, science fairs and more. Today, we will provide you with some tips for attending events as a co-parent in Kentucky.

Tips for easing your children into life after divorce

All parents want to protect their children as much as possible from the stress and sadness that a divorce can bring. However, sometimes their own animosity toward each other prevents them from doing the basic things that can ease their kids into their new normal of splitting their time between their parents and two homes. Following are a few things you can do to make things easier for your kids.