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Social media requires care if you are co-parenting

When you are co-parenting a child, you need to be careful of what you do on social media. This isn't because you need to worry about what your ex is going to see. If you and your ex are co-parenting, it is likely that the two of you get along but you should make sure that your decisions about every aspect of child custody fall in line with the custody agreement. This means that you might need to watch what you say on social media.

You might have to agree to disagree on small child custody issues

Taking care of your children is one of the most important things you have to do as a parent. Just because you and your child's other parent aren't in a relationship any longer doesn't mean that you have to shirk on these duties. Your child custody order is one way that you have that might enable you to be as active as possible in your child's life.

Know the law on the grounds for termination of parental rights

This post will give an overview of the grounds for the involuntary revoking of parental rights and child custody in California. The termination of parental rights means that the parent and child no longer have a legal relationship. This is sought to be done for the protection of, and in the best interests of, the child.

Think creatively when you are dealing with child custody issues

A couple of decades ago, the vast majority of child custody cases were handled the same way. The mother was given custody of the children and the father had them every other weekend and a couple of weeks during the summer. This has changed, and for the betterment of the children.

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.

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.

Special considerations for special needs children in divorce

When you have a special needs child, there are concerns that come into the picture if you and the child's other parent get a divorce. This can make it more difficult to work out the terms of the child custody agreement, but it is crucial that you carefully consider each point.

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