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California woman charged for interfering with child custody

For couples going through a divorce, it is often more complicated than simply discontinuing a relationship with a spouse and dividing assets, especially if there are children involved. Although each parent may want full custody of a child, parents must come to an agreement that best suits the child.

Keeping life's main priorities under control during divorce

It is hard for any individual to experience the divorce process. There are, however, certain steps to take in order to minimize the damage. For divorcing dads, there are often common mistakes made that increase the difficulty level of divorce. Just following a few simple rules could potentially make the entire experience much easier to undergo.

Can watching movies really help avoid divorce?

It is a topic that has be discussed inside and out by many in Oakland; how can one avoid divorce and save a marriage? The answer to this question however is often left unanswered. There appears to be no "silver bullet" one can use to save a marriage and the key to success is often different from couple to couple. One recent study however, proposes that a possible way to avoid divorce is found in the past time of watching movies.

California group wants to require pre-marriage classes

California residents may well agree that there is a rare marriage that starts out aiming for divorce. Further, while there are certainly common reasons for divorce, there is no perfect formula by which any couple might abide in order to escape separation later on. Yet, there are steps individuals can take in order to try to help maintain a healthy marriage. This often includes keeping communication lines open and being ready to commit to one person.

Seeing the light at the end of the divorce tunnel

California residents understand that there is no question divorce is a difficult process to undergo. Facing a decision to separate from one's, once thought, life partner is never easy. Then, experiencing the harshness of reality when friends and family are notified of the news makes things all the more troubling. Further, the divorce process itself can be harsh to undergo.

A divorce might build character in the long run

California residents often agree that going through a separation is a troubling and truly difficult process. The hard decisions, such as separating from one's once thought life partner, determining difficult questions, such as child custody, child support and dividing property, can take a hardy toll on all involved. Yet, it is also important to keep in perspective the potential positive aspects of getting the separation.

Same-sex divorce issues

Recent posts have discussed the ever-changing family structure and how such changes influence divorce. One of the most influential changes to family law recently comes in the form of same sex marriage, and the increasing expansion of the definition of marriage. These changes also impact divorce. Some trouble has erupted, however, as numerous states have different laws on the matter of both same-sex marriage and same-sex divorce.

Expanding definition of family complicates child custody

The definition of family is changing. As a result of the new laws on same-sex marriage sweeping the country, breakthroughs in reproductive technology and a lessening gender divide where women work just as hard and often as men, the typical family has become less easy to define. Certainly one new aspect of marriage is the growing acceptance of divorce. What these phenomena often result in are blended and growing families where children from previous and current marriages share households.

How to avoid child custody issues that surface during holidays

As the holidays approach, many California residents may anticipate, not only the many exciting and loving traditions, but also the stress dealing with reconciling a child custody schedule with one's ex-spouse. Notoriously, determining child custody during the holidays is an especially contentious subject where schedules are often constantly changing out of the ordinary to daily life. When obtaining a divorce or considering a holiday custody schedule, it is important to consider a number of factors in order to avoid arguments and unnecessary stress.

Clint Eastwood and wife of 17 years undergoing divorce

When children are involved, the biggest consideration in divorce is typically protecting the child's best interests. The best interests of the child are always the determining factor where child custody is concerned -- his or her mental health, physical health, happiness, security, and emotional health are of the utmost importance.

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