Abusive Relationship

Getting Custody From an Abusive Ex

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If you have been involved with a partner who was emotionally or physically abusive, you are probably relieved and thankful to have gotten them out of your life. If you have a child together, however, you know it’s not quite as simple: You need to balance keeping your child safe…

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Legal Aid Alternatives

What to Do If I Can’t Afford a Lawyer?

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Even under the best circumstances, divorces and child custody cases are expensive. There will be a filing fee with your state as well as the financial trauma of separating one household into two. If you were a stay-at-home parent, you might not have career skills that will help you get…

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Being Positive About Divorce

Keeping a Positive Outlook During a Divorce

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During and after a divorce, you will have various legal, financial, and emotional difficulties to deal with. Your time with your children might be cut drastically. You might struggle to pay bills, having gone from two household incomes to one or paying out a large portion of your income to…

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Visitation Time With Child

Re-Negotiating Your Visitation Rights

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During a divorce or breakup, parents must come to an agreement as to how custody and visitation will work. Rarely, the matter goes to trial, but most of the time it is a compromise between two parents who want the best for their child. As time passes, however, it’s possible…

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Sole Custody

Why Sole Custody Might Be Granted

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Most of the time, mothers and fathers will share custody of their children in the event of a divorce. Sometimes, however, it is in the child’s best interest that one parent has sole custody and the other has visitation, whether supervised or not. And of course, in rare cases, a…

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