Noncustodial parents will usually have the right to visit with their children multiple days per month. In the digital age, though, these visitation rights do not only cover the right to visit with children in person. They also cover the right to visit with children virtually.Virtual visitation includes visiting children via Skype, telephone calls, WhatsApp, email, FaceTime, text message and other forms of digital communication.
If you are an Alaska parent living with a mental illness, you may have the very real fear that your diagnosis could lead to your losing custody of your children to their other parent, a family member or even the state.
It can be difficult to get used to sharing custody of your child with their other parent. This applies even for parents who work hard to be fair with each other and the child they both love. Sadly, many parents deal with ongoing frustrations over custody, and may even face parenting time interference from the other party.
The collaborative law process has existed since the 1990s. A group of Minnesota family law attorneys created the process because they wanted a fairer and more direct way to settle divorce matters.
It used to be the norm for adoptive parents to keep their adoptions a secret. Or, if the child knew he or she was an adoptee, it was especially rare for the adoptive parents and the child to know who the biological parent was.
If you're considering growing your family with the help of adoption, then you're about to become a hero to one or more children. Adoption is a wonderful thing. It helps children find forever families and gives them the stability they need to grow up happy and healthy.
As a parent and individual going through a divorce, you know that there are many things you don't agree with your spouse about. Despite that, it's in your best interests to work with your spouse to divide your property and create a parenting plan that works well for you and your children.
Getting divorced typically brings to mind thoughts of spousal discord and massive bills for everyone involved. It's true that divorces can become expensive quickly, between dividing all of the assets you've built over the course of the marriage and paying for all of the time in court. Thankfully, for some couples, there is a faster and often far more affordable option available.
The decision to adopt a child is a lifelong commitment. Literally, the moment you bring a child into your home to raise as your own, your life will never be the same.
Some spouses of military service members can receive part of their ex's military retirement benefits following divorce. In order to receive these benefits, the spouse must receive a court order that provides for disbursements from military retired pay and the specific amount that shall be paid.