Custody Category Archives

You Won’t Hear It From Me!

I never understood what it meant to be your own worst enemy until I spent ten months in a corporation, answering calls on the “hot line” reserved for big paying accounts.[1] Basically, to be your own worst enemy means to undermine your own best interests.  This revelation appeared to me when Corporate asked us to…

“Not all prisons have bars” Amanda Hocking, Torn

Relocation with a minor child is a heart-breaker.  Just when the newly divorced parents have gotten used to the parenting schedule, the back-and-forth, and the reality of not seeing their child every day, somebody gets transferred.  Or somebody has a new love interest.  Or somebody wants to fulfill their life-long dream of living in sunny…

4 Key Factors in Pet Custody Cases

Do you know how pet custody is decided? Until recently, courts treated pets just like they did a sofa – in other words, simply property to be divided. Now, though, a shift in the way our companions are viewed means pet custody has become a much more complicated issue. Along with child custody, many divorce…

Inequality in Child Custody Cases

Dads are good parents too! “Inequality” has become a modern political buzzword, usually used in the context of an outrage that demands legislative correction. Lately the gap in pay between men and women has raised a few hackles. Critics say that although women make up approximately half of all workers in the United States, they…

Potential Landmark Pet Custody Case

Do you consider your pets part of the family? Last month, a landmark case further progressed the position of animals as not property, but something approaching a child – at least when it comes to custody, that is. In determining how the case was to be handled, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper took into…

An Incredible Child Custody Resource

Learning how the law works can be a great help to your child custody case The Internet is an amazing resource for learning, well, just about anything. This is great for anyone facing a child custody case, because while a good attorney can fight for you in the courtroom, it’s up to you to get…

Becoming a Twitter Vigilante Won’t Help Your Custody Case

Bad behavior on social media will only work against you in a court of law It’s now commonplace for upset members of the public to take their grievances to social media, but there’s a line you simply can not cross, especially when it comes to legal proceedings. Take this story, from an ABAJournal article, for…

Protecting Your Right to Pet Custody

Don’t lose your pet in a divorce The number of pet custody cases that cross our desks have grown immensely in recent years, and it’s no local trend. All over the States, custody battles are being fought over our furry friends, and if you’re an animal lover you want to do everything possible to stay…