• divorce
  • For those who divorce, there's another day-equally vivid, totally different-that etches into memory: when they have to tell their children their mother and father are splitting up. (newsweek.com)
  • Who took care of the children before the divorce? (newsweek.com)
  • IF YOU , or SOMEONE YOU CARE ABOUT , IS HAVING PROBLEMS related to divorce, custody, child support, paternity fraud or domestic relations in general, click here . (acfc.org)
  • The sold-out Chicago conference is titled: Attachment, Brain Science and Children of Divorce: The ABCDs of Child Development for Family Law. (acfc.org)
  • In England, appendix H of the Norgrove report on the family courts notes McIntosh's work as influencing the recommendation that fathers' relationships with their children receive no specific statutory protection in the event of divorce or unmarried parentage. (acfc.org)
  • Residence and contact issues typically arise in proceedings involving divorce (dissolution of marriage), annulment, and other legal proceedings where children may be involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Colonial Americans followed the English common law rule that upon divorce the father retained custody of his children. (theconversation.com)
  • Under the " tender years" presumption , custody of young children was almost exclusively awarded to mothers upon divorce. (theconversation.com)
  • Mounting divorce rates in the 1960s and ensuing decades provoked a lively debate about parental roles and custody issues. (theconversation.com)
  • The dominant view was that after divorce a child needed the full time stability of a home run by one parent. (theconversation.com)
  • Over 100 Titles of the Best Books on Divorce & Custody. (divorcesource.com)
  • Whether there are no assets or a large number of assets, or whether you have no children together or a number of children together, it is my job to make sure that your divorce proceeds in a way that makes it as painless and stress free as possible. (nolo.com)
  • In case of divorce , custody may be granted to either parent or divided between them. (questia.com)
  • In this informative book written and compiled by Saeid Nazari Tavakkoli, we learn the many different laws on the rights of the mother, the father, the child, and their related topics such as breastfeeding, weaning, child custody in case of divorce, responsibilities of the parents, rules regarding abandoned children, and a great many other laws related to these very important topics according to Islamic Shia jurisprudence. (al-islam.org)
  • For an example of #1, the parents divorce in Texas, and mother and children move to Mississippi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Where there are children of the marriage residing in New York State and under the age of 18, a demand for custody is mandatory in divorce actions. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Jersey courts require all divorcing parents with minor children to complete a mandatory Parents' Education Program before granting a divorce per the Parent's Education Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • The law, N.J.S.A 2A:34-12.3, enacted in 1999, was established to promote cooperation between the parties and to assist in resolving issues that arrive during the divorce process that may impact a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our free support group meetings are chaired by a senior certified law clerk who is also a divorced father and an adult child of divorce. (fathers-resources.com)
  • Larry King Talks about Divorce and the impact on kids. (fathers-resources.com)
  • Their website hosts a virtual library of books, position statements, historical and other documents, on subjects such as implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, parental alienation and parental alienation syndrome, infanticide, joint custody following divorce, paternity fraud, corporal punishment, and female sex offenders. (wikipedia.org)
  • A report from Canada's "gender war zone": Reforming the child-related provisions of the Divorce Act" (PDF). (wikipedia.org)
  • In a post-divorce situation, the gatekeeping parent may limit contact between the other parent and the child(ren), abuse the child verbally and psychologically, or utilize derogatory remarks regarding the other parent, including threats in order to maintain control. (wikipedia.org)
  • High-conflict circumstances already visible in the marriage can lead to accusations of incompetence, neglect, or abuse of the children - usually by the maternal parent against the father - once the relationship is being adjudicated in a divorce preceding. (wikipedia.org)
  • parent's
  • Long term alcohol monitoring during child custody may include weekly or biweekly home visits, querying close relatives to assess the parent's conduct, or reporting on improvements or negative behaviors that discourage or encourage drinking. (christianet.com)
  • Alcohol monitoring during child custody sometimes reveals a pattern of abusive drinking in the parent's family. (christianet.com)
  • Factors judges take into consideration include each child's record in his school and community, the relationship with and affinity for each parent, each parent's enthusiasm for gaining custody, each parent's gross income, and each parent's physical, moral and emotional well-being. (reference.com)
  • In rare cases custody may be awarded to somebody other than a parent, but only after the fundamental right afforded to biological parent's has been overcome or where the third party has an established role that is in the manner of a parent. (wikipedia.org)
  • This lends itself to the dominant parent taking complete control of the household, and it causes severe resentment and sense of helplessness in the other parent's relationship with the children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Courts
  • When the courts award custody to a custodial parent who has a history of alcoholism, social workers may be appointed to conduct home visits or parents may be required to report for regular assessments at state run agencies. (christianet.com)
  • The courts have the power to remove minor children from a home when alcohol monitoring during child custody reveals negligence or abuse. (christianet.com)
  • Forum shopping to gain advantage occurs both between nations and where laws and practices differ between areas within a nation, The Hague Convention seeks to avoid this, also in the United States of America, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act was adopted by all 50 states, family law courts were forced to defer jurisdiction to the home state. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many courts and judges lean more towards the maternal figure when there is a trial for custody of a child. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until the late 20th century, courts regularly refused to allow divorcing parents to share custody. (theconversation.com)
  • State legislatures, courts, and parents themselves began to value the opportunity for a child to continue a strong and meaningful relationship with both parents. (theconversation.com)
  • Although courts are reluctant to intervene in family matters, custody may be awarded to other persons or to an institution when neither parent is held fit to perform the duties of parenthood (see guardian and ward ). (questia.com)
  • The UCCJEA vests "exclusive [and] continuing jurisdiction" for child custody litigation in the courts of the child's "home state," which is defined as the state where the child has lived with a parent for six consecutive months prior to the commencement of the proceeding (or since birth for children younger than six months). (wikipedia.org)
  • the courts of those states must communicate and determine which state has the most significant connections to the child. (wikipedia.org)
  • as such, the National Parents Organization's approach to combat these issues is to advance the following strategic objectives: Lobbying and advocacy: National Parents Organization seeks to reform laws both at the state and the national level to encourage shared parenting by working with legislatures, the courts, the media, persons of influence and advocacy groups, and parents and extended families of children concerned. (wikipedia.org)
  • presumption
  • There's no longer the same presumption that young children must be with their mother. (newsweek.com)
  • In the case of In re O'Donnell-Lamont (2004), the Oregon Supreme Court affirmed an Oregon statute requiring a presumption the parent acts in the child's best interests to be met prior to applying the best interests of the child standard, placing both parties on equal footing. (wikipedia.org)
  • acfc
  • In 2006, the ACFC-affiliated North Dakota Coalition for Families and Children promoted a ballot question initiative which succeeded in getting the question onto the ballot. (wikipedia.org)
  • ACFC also assisted in the filing of a class action lawsuit on 6 May 2011, which claims Ohio's Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) over collects child support payments in violation of state statutes and federal regulations. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1998
  • For The Sake Of The Children was a report issued in December, 1998, by a Special Joint Committee of The Senate and The House of Commons of Canada, addressing issues relating to parental custody of and access to children after a relationship breakdown. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parenting
  • How is parenting time and child support decided when dealing with children of unwed parents? (divorcemag.com)
  • While the Australian reforms of 2006 were not truly 'equal parenting' time laws the result nonetheless was a significant number of children spending more time being cared for by both their parents. (acfc.org)
  • As our readers might imagine, opponents of Shared Parenting embraced her work as "proof" that Shared Parenting, while appealing particularly to non-custodial parents, was actually harmful to children and therefore to be avoided. (acfc.org)
  • The greater social and legal acceptance of shared custody in recent decades came about when parents began shouldering more equal parenting responsibilities. (theconversation.com)
  • The vocabulary of child custody is also adapting to shared parenting. (theconversation.com)
  • The report was notable for its principal recommendation that shared parenting be presumed, at first instance, to be the appropriate relationship between a child and his or her parents after a relationship breakdown. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable and educational organization, National Parents Organization focuses on issues of custody, finances, and parental alienation in order to promote gender equality in family court and make shared parenting the norm across the nation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Parenting situation studies using divorced couples and out-of-wedlock parenting relationships that show very similar or identical behavioral characteristics as married couples with children are usually studied as Parental Interference, Parental Alienation, Maternal Alienation, and Abuse by Proxy. (wikipedia.org)
  • parent
  • If a parent has a history of abuse, what can the other parent legally do to protect the children? (divorcemag.com)
  • How can a Maryland parent increase his/her chances of being awarded primary custody of the children? (divorcemag.com)
  • Child custody and legal guardianship are legal terms which are used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent or guardian and a child in that person's care, such as the right to make decisions on behalf of a child and the duty to care for and support the child. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, younger children need shorter, more frequent time with parents, whereas older children and teenagers may demand less frequent shifts yet longer blocks of time with each parent. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a marital breakup, only one parent could properly raise the children, with the other parent entitled merely to visiting rights. (theconversation.com)
  • The new approach sought to avoid treating one parent as merely a visitor, and to reduce the trauma of marital dissolution for children. (theconversation.com)
  • are a great tool for kids to keep in contact with the other parent. (divorcesource.com)
  • If the child has not lived in any state for at least six months, then a court in a state that has (1) "significant connections" with the child and at least one parent and (2) "substantial evidence concerning the child's care, protection, training, and personal relationships" may assume child-custody jurisdiction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Home state" is defined as the "state in which a child lived with a parent or a person acting as a parent for at least six consecutive months immediately before the commencement of a child-custody proceeding. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether the parents are divorced or just separated one parent cannot demand the child stays between the parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise, the court upheld the requirement set forth mandating that either a child-parent relationship or a long-term personal relationship existed between the child and non-blood related intervenor under the concept of the fundamental right of the parent. (wikipedia.org)
  • A gatekeeper parent is a term sometimes utilized in the legal arena to refer to a parent who appoints themself the power to decide what relationship is acceptable between the other parent and the child(ren). (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • Florida judges take several factors into consideration for each minor child of the separating parents in rendering a decision regarding custody and, if applicable, child support. (reference.com)
  • Representing clients in all child support cases. (nolo.com)
  • Parents are ordinarily obliged to support the child (to provide "necessaries" ), and they have the right to his or her custody and control. (questia.com)
  • Children under the age of 18 must be supported by both parents to the extent that they are able to support the children under the provisions of the Child Support Standards Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • Records indicate in excess of $176 million has been wrongfully taken from over 114,000 child support payers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The suit further alleges ODJFS knowingly and willfully deceives parents concerning the status of their child support records while receiving tens of millions of dollars in unearned incentive and reimbursement payments from U.S. taxpayers. (wikipedia.org)
  • father
  • He remembered missing his father tremendously and didn't want that for our kids. (newsweek.com)
  • Feb 17 - A Pakistani court grants a French mother custody of her 11-year-old daughter who had been living in Pakistan with her father since shortly after her birth. (reuters.com)
  • But the presiding judge declared it was illegal for the father to bring the newborn to Pakistan against her mother's will, and awarded custody of the child to her mother. (reuters.com)
  • A custodial mother or father under the influence can become abusive or negligent in the care of youngsters causing accidental or intentional injury, disfigurement or even death. (christianet.com)
  • Example cases I helped a father obtain full custody of his two children after parental alientation. (nolo.com)
  • I am not legally married, but I have been with the father of my children for 9 years and have lived with him for 7 years. (divorcesource.com)
  • I am considering separating and leaving the children with their father. (divorcesource.com)
  • It would be difficult to not see my children each day, but I would be willing to do it if it meant having employment and eventually being able to contribute financially (plus it would help not being around their father. (divorcesource.com)
  • As for the part that the father of your children probably can't afford to visit, you can offer to pay some of his gas once you found work. (divorcesource.com)
  • As for your previous post, the court will order you to provide all transportation costs for the father to see the child. (divorcesource.com)
  • The father continues to live in Texas and the children maintain a significant connection to Texas by visiting Texas often and spending their summers there. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the 1970s, as custody laws have been made gender-neutral, contested custody cases have increased as have cases in which the children are placed in the primary custody of the father. (wikipedia.org)
  • Custody may not be awarded to a person other than the father or mother, except under unusual circumstances that require a hearing. (wikipedia.org)
  • parents
  • Most parents will never forget the details of the day their children were born. (newsweek.com)
  • What types of decisions must parents share in a joint custody situation? (divorcemag.com)
  • In essence what was being sought was a 'rollback' of laws that provided children greater access to both parents. (acfc.org)
  • Jennifer McIntosh has literally been 'around the world' spreading her message that children don't need both parents, particularly young children aged two and under. (acfc.org)
  • Child protective services often conduct alcohol monitoring during child custody if one or both parents is suspected of or has been proven to be addicted. (christianet.com)
  • In extreme cases, youngsters may be beaten, raped, burned with cigarettes, or prostituted by their parents because of an uncontrollable addiction. (christianet.com)
  • The goal of the court is to ensure the greatest safety for minor children while helping custodial parents kick the habit. (christianet.com)
  • Agencies often require parents to attend 12-step programs along with alcohol monitoring during child custody. (christianet.com)
  • The less custodial parents imbibe, the greater the chances that minor children can thrive and remain in the home. (christianet.com)
  • How can parents who no longer live together continue to raise their children? (theconversation.com)
  • An important 2014 study shows that child custody norms are significantly changing in the 21st century, with the proportion of parents sharing custody rising dramatically. (theconversation.com)
  • legitimation occurs when the parents of an illegitimate child marry. (questia.com)
  • It may occur if the parents abandon the child, or at the parents' option (but usually not before the child is 18 years old), or when the child marries or attains majority. (questia.com)
  • Education: National Parents Organization seeks to engage social, local, and national media to raise awareness about the realities of our family court system The organization strives to bring attention to the negative impact current practices have on our families and highlight the reasons reform would benefit children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Families
  • According to Family Change and Time Allocation in American Families study done at UCLA, women allocate about 13.9 hours a week to child care while men allocate about 7 hours a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • cases
  • The measure was defeated by a sizeable margin (62% to 38%) but it represents only the latest round in a combustible campaign to change how child custody cases are decided. (theconversation.com)
  • In some cases when the income of a child is substantial, current earnings can be held in trust until the child reaches adulthood. (questia.com)
  • Issues
  • Child poverty, lack of resources, and women's economic dependence on men all remain pressing issues that are not effectively noted during the custody trials. (wikipedia.org)
  • legal
  • Then, 'Today' co-host Meredith Vieira talked with psychiatrist Dr. Janet Taylor and MSNBC legal analyst Susan Filan about the troubled pop tart's behavior and her custody battle. (popdirt.com)
  • Learn the secret strategies and winning legal tactics of successful Divorced Dads who win in Family Court every time by applying OUR FORMULA for "WAGING PEACE" for the sake of your kids. (fathers-resources.com)
  • Mel immediately got joint legal custody of the baby. (tmz.com)
  • In R. M. Smith (Ed.), The role of the child and family investigator and the child's legal representative in Colorado (pp. (wikipedia.org)
  • case
  • Continuing their coverage, 'Today' co-host Al Roker spoke with Peter Castro of People magazine, Filan and Dr. Robi Ludwig about how this may affect her custody case and what Spears can do to turn her life around. (popdirt.com)
  • In the case of a child less than six months of age, the term means the state in which the child lived from birth with any of the persons mentioned. (wikipedia.org)
  • The child and family investigator's evaluation for the relocation case. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • Although are both founded on the well recognized principles that decisions regarding the care and welfare of children are best made in the country within which they have the closest connection, and that orders made in that home country should be recognized and enforced in other countries, the two Conventions have different ways of achieving those goals. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the 2012 National Gender Policy, despite high levels of education and employment, women are still the primary care-givers in the society with the majority of the responsibility for raising children, performing housework, taking care of the sick, the aging and elderly, and the disabled, and managing many of community-based organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • primarily
  • The UCCJEA replaced a previous Uniform Act, the "Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act", primarily because the old act was inconsistent with the federal Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act when determining proper jurisdiction for initial custody determinations and because of contradictory interpretations of the PKPA. (wikipedia.org)
  • jurisdiction
  • The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) is a Uniform Act drafted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in 1997. (wikipedia.org)
  • If no state has jurisdiction under #1 or #2 above, jurisdiction is proper in any state having an appropriate connection with the child. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the mother moves to Minnesota, but Chris remains in Iowa, then Minnesota will not have jurisdiction to determine custody over Chris. (wikipedia.org)
  • responsibilities
  • It describes itself as a nonprofit educational and advocacy organization dedicated to supporting the rights and responsibilities of Canadian children and providing critical analysis of governments' policies at all levels of government in Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization researches, educates and advocates in the area of the rights and responsibilities of Canadian children. (wikipedia.org)
  • primary
  • Research to be published in the journal Family Relations in 2009 shows that there have been significant increases in how much nonresident dads (those who don't have primary custody) are seeing their kids. (newsweek.com)
  • make
  • This is one of those situations that could make the kids feel stuck in the middle. (divorcesource.com)
  • You want to do something to make yourself happy and you want to know how much damage it will do the kids and who pays for it. (divorcesource.com)