One of the most important things to do is establish that you are the child’s father as soon as possible. This grants you certain legal rights such as custody and visitation.
Custody and visitation matters can be difficult to navigate. The waters become even murkier when a child refuses to visit the other parent..
What should you do if your child doesn’t want to visit you or the other parent? Can a child be forced to visit a parent? We’ll answer those questions and more below.
After you agree to a custody arrangement, the next step is ensuring that the arrangement is properly enforced. This can be more challenging during certain times of the year when schedules are not as routine as during the school year. One time when custody issues might arise is during the winter holidays.
Sharing parenting time can be a challenge even during the more structured school year. Some parents work well together to adapt to scheduling conflict and adjust, while others rely on a strict schedule to keep things running smoothly.
Many people believe that the decision to end their marriage will be the most difficult part of the process. However, they have a legal process ahead of them, and many aspects of your situation can complicate matters, resulting in a longer and more stressful – as well as costlier – divorce case than you might imagine.
With baseball season starting and the official beginning of spring on March 20th, many parents are beginning to make plans for the summer. Whether you are enrolling your kids in day camp or sleep away camp or making family travel plans, you will have additional concerns and considerations if you share custody of your children.
Divorce can change many aspects of your life,including the time you get to spend with your children. Courts often award joint custody of children to the parents in accordance with South Carolina law, which means your child will spend part of their time physically with you, and part of their time physically with their other parent.
When it comes to divorce and custody cases there is a lot of high stress situations that may cause one or both parents to act in violent or malicious ways. While there is no medical disorder called Malicious Parent Syndrome it was coined this name by Ira Turkat, a Florida psychologist.