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A guardian ad litem serves an important purpose in custody cases

Not all child custody cases are resolved in an amicable manner. In some cases, the events that lead the parents to divorce are so contentious that they just can't be civil. In other cases, there are circumstances, such as drug addiction, that might make child custody challenging. In these cases, a guardian ad litem might be ordered for the children.

Child custody cases have to be based on the child's needs

Child custody cases can be a stressful situation for parents because they have to balance the child's needs with the possible options that come during the negotiation process. Many of these situations are resolved through mediation, which is beneficial for the parents and the children.

Social media stumbling blocks to avoid in your divorce

Going through a divorce has never been an easy process, but social media has made it an even more treacherous proposition. People, lulled into a false sense of security by likes and supportive comments, can end up saying things online that impact the outcome of their divorce in a negative manner.

Tips for men who are going through an unexpected divorce

When people think of divorce, they might think of the woman as the one who is blindsided by the filing. This isn't always the case. Men are sometimes the ones who are in shock when they find out about it. When this is happens, you will need to make sure that you are taking steps to protect yourself and your interests.

Child custody cases often come with passionate parents

Child custody cases can be very difficult to work through simply because most parents are very passionate about matters related to their kids. When you think about what you want for them, you can likely plan the steps to make it happen. What you might not think about is that your child's other parent has probably done the same thing.

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