Custody Category Archives

Sharing Pet Custody

Agreeing to share pet custody can make things easier on both parties When it comes to custody battles, the first thing most people think is kids, but far less consider the other loved ones in the family. That’s right, we’re talking about the pets! If you’re both animal lovers, chances are you’re quite attached to…

5 Helpful Pet Custody Tips

Today, we treat pets as not just property, but a part of the family. For some they’re even treated as surrogate children! No matter the type of animal, pets hold an important place in their owner’s hearts. Unfortunately, just as with custody battles over children, fighting over who keeps the pets can get downright nasty…

Non-Custodial Parents – How Do I Protect My Rights?

You may not be the custodial parent, but you still want to protect your right to regular visitation with your children. Obviously this works best if you have an amiable relationship with your ex, but let’s be real – that isn’t the most likely of situations. If you want to ensure your visitation rights aren’t…

Helping Dads Gain Custody

While courts traditionally have leaned heavily towards giving custody to the mother, changes in public perception mean that it’s more possible than ever for Dad to become the residential parent. This isn’t the easiest road, but if you believe that it’s in your children’s best interest to live with you, then it’s well worth the…

Sharing Custody – Put the Kids First

These days, we’re seeing more and more joint custody situations, and with studies showing that it’s better for the children’s mental health, that’s a good thing. Of course, interacting with your ex can be stressful to say the least, but, as this quote from an About.com Fatherhood guide on the topic explains, you have to…