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Blog Posts in July, 2010

  • Grandparents' Visitation and Custody Rights

    || 29-Jul-2010

    In certain cases, a child's grandparents can be granted visitation rights or custody. Different states have different statutes regarding grandparent visitation and custody, but the primary factor in determining either is typically what is in the best interest of the child. New York Laws on Grandparent Visitation Every state has its own laws on whether grandparents or other non-relatives can ...
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  • Reasons for Nuptial Agreements

    || 24-Jul-2010

    When one spouse or both decide to enter into a nuptial agreement, whether a pre-nup or a post-nup, they may have a variety of reasons for choosing to do so. Below, we outline some of the more common reasons people choose to sign nuptial agreements when getting married or after they are married: § People may have a home or assets that they would like to protect, like a retirement fund or ...
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  • Three Types of Parental Alienators

    || 16-Jul-2010

    Generally speaking, there are three main types of alienators that are identifiable in cases involving parental alienation. They are: the naïve alienator, the active alienator and the obsessed alienator. Naïve Alienator : many divorce or separated parents are naïve alienators. Often times, these types of alienators have good intentions and fully understand the importance of their ...
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  • Child Visitation Tips

    || 10-Jul-2010

    If you have secured child visitation and are wondering what things you can do to make your time with your child more rewarding, follow these helpful tips: § Plan activities with your kids in advance. Letting your kids know what activities are in store for them will not only create excitement, but also positivity as kids will have something new to look forward to. § Plan for alone time. ...
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  • 3 Types of Divorce Processes

    || 9-Jul-2010

    Generally speaking, when spouses choose to divorce, they will go through one of three different types of divorce processes. Below, each process is explained: Self-Representation This divorce process occurs when spouses choose to file for divorce on their own without any help from a legal representative. Spouses handle everything on their own and must deal with their own paperwork and decisions. ...
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  • You may be thinking about approaching your significant other to discuss a nuptial agreement, but finding it difficult to have this conversation. If you are finding that it is hard to discuss this matter with your loved one, here are some tips you may want to follow to make the process easier: § Set a goal to have a conversation on a specific date. If there are changes occurring in your ...
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  • Visitation Tips for Divorced Dads

    || 2-Jul-2010

    Fathers often have a difficult time connecting with their children after a divorce, particularly when their visitation is limited to weekends or evenings. Forced interaction for a limited period of time can be overwhelming and very stressful for dads who truly want to bond with their children and don't know how to do so under such constraints. Here are a few helpful tips for newly divorced ...
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