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Recent Posts in Child Custody Category

  • Tips for People Who Are Thinking of Filing for Divorce

    Uncontested Divorces If you are considering filing a divorce and it is an amicable divorce, then sit down with the other party and write out the terms of the divorce. These terms include those relating to property, assets, and debt division, as well as custody, visitation, and child support if there are minor children. Contested Divorces If the divorce is not amicable, then before filing, ensure ...
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  • Back to School Visitation & Custody Modifications

    As the end of summer approaches and your child’s schedule inevitably changes, you may be wondering how the start of the school year will affect your visitation and custody agreement with your ex. Handling summer visitation and custody allows somewhat of a freer schedule, as your child has opportunities to go on vacation, camp, spend time with grandparents, extended family, and more. However, once ...
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  • What to Include in Your Parenting Plan

    If you share kids with your ex-spouse, creating a parenting plan as you move forward is a crucial piece in your family’s future. Having a parenting plan in place will shed some clarity on the roles you and your ex will have as well as any expectations involving how you plan to raise your children, which can help avoid any petty arguments. This means you will be able to spend more time focusing on ...
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  • Tips to Make a Blended Family Work

    Having a blended family can be an incredible journey. Your new spouse brings children into an already positive equation, allowing the family to merge and blossom in ways you previously might not have experienced. As exciting as this is, this happy circumstance is not without its own challenges. Adjustments always require some time, patience, and planning. Here are some helpful tips for you to keep ...
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  • Types of Child Custody in Oklahoma

    If you choose to get a divorce and have children, you will need to develop a parenting plan, which means that you will need to adhere to one of the four types of child custody recognized by the state of Oklahoma. The type of custody that becomes part of your agreement is extremely important to your future and your ability to be involved in your child’s life, so it’s important that you know the ...
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  • Tips to Simplify Custody During the Holidays

    Nothing can ruin the joy and excitement of the holiday season quite like an untimely custody or visitation dispute. As you struggle to deal with the anxiety of buying gifts, decorating your home, and organizing plans to see family, the last thing you need is to encounter a major roadblock when determining where and how your children will spend the holidays. Fortunately, there are several ...
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  • Relocating with Children After a Divorce

    After child custody has been established and a divorce has been finalized, parents and children can try to find some downtime to settle in and adjust to their new living situations. This is true in both joint custody and sole custody cases. But no matter how thorough a child custody and visitation schedule may be, it is difficult, if not impossible, to anticipate the complexities that will arise ...
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  • Top 4 Mistakes During Child Custody Battles

    Child custody is often one of the most contentious issues during a divorce and can create a massive divide between parents. While some couples are able to come to a mutually acceptable arrangement on their own, couples who cannot see eye to eye have no other choice than to go to family court and seek a child custody order from a judge. When this happens, parents are essentially placing their ...
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