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Child Custody Myth Debunked: Why the Law Is Not Biased Against Fathers

Living in modern times can often be a struggle between what is actually happening and leftover social assumptions from past generations. When it comes to child custody, most people automatically assume a mother will receive preferential treatment. Unless the parents were unwed when the child was born and the father is unable to prove paternity, this is simply not the …

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Domestic Violence: How to Safely Leave an Abusive Relationship

Every relationship has its struggles, many of which can be addressed through open communication and respect. Domestic violence, however, is the exception. There is no excuse for abuse in relationships, nor is there any need for you to tolerate it. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, over 10 million men and women are physically abused by a domestic …

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Violation of the Visitation Agreement: What to Expect

In a divorce, visitation agreements are set in place to maintain parent-child relationships while also allowing a healthy amount of space between the parents. Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, a judge will determine the terms of the visitation agreement. This nationwide law contains specific guidelines on child custody and visitation, and it defines violations of these agreements. In …

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How Does Child Custody Work for Unmarried Parents?

Child custody refers to a legally binding set of agreements between unmarried co-parents. It dictates the rights and responsibilities each parent has towards their child or children.  If a child’s parents were previously married, custody of the children will take part during the divorce process. If there was never a marriage, the mother is given automatic custody in most states. …