Custody Tag Archives

Equal Parenting

It’s important to recognize that having both parents involved is what’s best for the children The fight for equal parenting time is going on across the States, and it’s amazing to see it gaining support from more and more officials, as well as the legal community. Of course with stories like the one we found…

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…

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…

Major Issues a Father Can Expect to Face in a Divorce

[A note from Anne: I was honored to have Ohio law firm Slater & Zurz invite me to write a guest post for their excellent blog, and thought readers here would find it useful as well.] Although men and women are technically equal in America, realists know that they are not.  The vast majority of…

Unwed Father’s Rights

The legal system can be tough to navigate for unmarried dads We’re seeing more and more unwed fathers who want to be a part of their children’s lives, but because of their unmarried status they have a difficult time asserting their rights in the legal system. While this list of important things unwed fathers need…