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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.

Mistakes to avoid during a child custody case

Child custody is a serious issue that affects thousands of children across Kentucky every year. However, many things that can go wrong in a child custody battle can easily be avoided. You just need to know what they are and how to avoid them. Let's discuss the most common mistakes you must avoid in order to win a child custody case.

Considerations taken by the court for child relocation

Are you considering relocating for a job or another personal reason? Do you have children? Are you divorced, and do you have a child custody agreement? If you answered yes to all of these questions then you cannot simply pack up your life and your child's life and move somewhere else. You are required by the court to notify the other parent who is not relocating. The court will take the following into consideration when determining whether or not to allow a parent to relocate with a child.

Reasons that kids may prefer living with one parent after divorce

After a divorce, parents come up with a child custody plan and/or visitation schedule. While it feels to them like the job is done and the plan is perfect, it sometimes takes them by surprise when a child is resistant to it. That child may clearly prefer one parent and even refuse to go live with the other parent.