Child Custody

Reasons a parent can lose their visitation rights

When a romantic relationship breaks down and the couple has a child, the parents couple should agree on a custody plan. Ideally, the family court prefers a situation where the parents work together to create a parenting plan that serves their child’s best interest....

Understanding supervised visitation in Virginia

When Virginia courts are tasked with determining custody and visitation rights for parents, among the factors they consider is a history of violent behavior. They’re particularly concerned with abuse or neglect of other family members. However, under Virginia law, “an...

Could you lose custody of the kids due to illness?

The human body is a pretty incredible piece of machinery, but – just like any other piece of machinery – it can break down. You can get hurt or sick without any kind of warning. If you’re a divorced parent, could your illness or injury cost you custody of your...

How can you help your child adjust after divorce?

Adjusting to your new arrangements can be hard for everyone after a divorce. Yet it may be the hardest of all for your child. They are the ones who need to travel between homes. They are the ones who did not have any say in your decision to separate. Here are three...

Tips for managing child custody with an only child

An only child is usually close to their parents. Because of the tight-knit relationship, it might be difficult for the child to learn that their parents are divorcing. Both parents will have to play a big role in helping their child adjust to life between two homes. ...

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