A Child-Centered Approach to Custody in Ohio
July is National Child-Centered Divorce Month. This month is dedicated to helping parents learn about the effects of divorce on children and preventing emotional and psychological damage to children during the divorce process. What Are Parental Rights? In Ohio statutes, child custody is now referred to as the “allocation of parental rights and responsibilities.” Visitation is…CONTINUE READING
WOULD SHARED OR SOLE CUSTODY BENEFIT YOU & YOUR CHILD THE MOST?
You might be ready for most of your divorce, like spousal support and property division, but few parents are able to anticipate what to do with the allocation of parental rights. This is understandable. After all, deciding child custody is quite possibly the most important factor of your divorce or family law dispute. You want your child to be happy, healthy,…CONTINUE READING
TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE CO-PARENTING
Co-parenting is never easy. It is difficult enough for married couples to agree wholeheartedly on their parenting styles, let alone two people who were once together but have now chosen to separate. As a result, attempting to co-parent can be a struggle–especially if you are concerned about your ex’s judgement, decision-making skills, and parenting habits.…CONTINUE READING
THE PARENTAL RELOCATION PROCESS IN OHIO
Because everybody’s life has the ability to take a sudden turn that may require you to have to relocate. This includes those who have gone through a divorce and are sharing child custody or who have visitation privileges. As such, the state of Ohio has created a process which these parents must go through in…CONTINUE READING
FIVE CHILD CUSTODY MISTAKES YOU CAN AVOID DURING A DIVORCE
Child custody is frequently a number one priority for divorcing parents preparing to end their marriage. While the courts have adopted a more collaborative view on how divorced parents should share custody and parenting duties, there are still many key decisions that need to be made to determine these arrangements and allocate responsibilities and rights…CONTINUE READING
CAN I PREVENT MY EX FROM MOVING MY CHILD OUT OF STATE?
Child custody is one of the most complex and contentious aspects of many divorce cases. Although courts will typically order a parenting plan which grants parenting time to the non-custodial parent, circumstances can often change in the years following a divorce. In some cases, the custodial parent will wish to move with their child, often…CONTINUE READING