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How does having a special needs child impact child custody?

Having a child with special needs is difficult. When things don't work out with you and the child's other parent, you are thrust into a situation where you have to combine the difficulty of raising a special needs child with the difficulty of child custody orders. This is a perfect storm of sorts that can really make your life complicated.

Child custody involving a narcissist can be challenging

In our previous blog post, we discussed some of the challenges of divorcing a narcissist. This isn't something that is always easy since a narcissist has to feel like he or she is in control. If you are facing this prospect, there is something else that you have to consider -- the fact that you will have to deal with child custody issues if you and your ex have children together.

Is your California prenup valid?

If you are thinking of divorce, you may be wondering if your prenuptial agreement is going to hold up in court. As with many things in the legal arena, it depends. Divorce is almost always a tricky and complicated endeavor. Even if you think you took every precaution to protect your assets, the court might decide otherwise.

Communication is a signal of relationship health

Some people say that the end of their marriage is something that comes as a shock. Those people might be surprised to find out that there were actually signs that this was coming. The communication in a relationship is often a clue about how things are going. When there is silence or a lack of communication, those are signs that the marriage is failing.

Make plans for summer vacation now

The summer is almost here, which means that it is time for parents who are sharing child custody to make plans for the school-less months. This isn't as easy as it sounds, especially when you have to make plans for child care, summer vacation trips and activities your child is involved in. Planning early can help you and your ex to get everything hammered out before the last minute.

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