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How a Restraining Order Could Affect Custody Hearings

Having a restraining order issued against you is never a good thing, especially if you are seeking custody of your children. > Did your wife, girlfriend or partner falsely accuse you of domestic violence? > If so, did it result in a restraining order or an arrest? > Did part of the restraining order impede […]

Who Can Apply for Single Father Legal Aid

Good legal assistance can be expensive. If you are a single parent, it can be a challenge just to pay your regular bills, let alone be able to find the funds necessary to pay for legal advice or hire representation. Luckily, for those that live on a small income, help is available. Government programs are […]

Wedding Etiquette For the Divorced Dad

Weddings are one of the most important times in your child’s life. It’s important to handle them the best you can as a divorced dad. Divorces are among the most complicated circumstances that individuals, families and even circles of friends can go through in a lifetime. However, up to 55 percent of families will face […]

Do Divorced Fathers Have the Right to Review School Records?

Your childs school records should be available for review whether or not you are the custodial parent. Sometimes the school district will tell you something different. You need to know what your rights are. This is a difficult subject to talk about and every state and even school district has it’s own way of handling […]

The Effect of Divorce on Your Credit History

Your credit history follows you during your entire life. Make sure you have an attorney who takes care of financial issues during your divorce proceedings. Divorce is hard in every aspect; physically, emotionally and especially financially. Though divorce is a financial burden for both men and women, the effects of ending a marriage can differ […]

Child Support Modifications – How and When to Apply

A common concern among people in a post-divorce setting is how and when an existing child support order can be modified. The reality is that specific guidelines are utilized to determine how and when a modification to child support will be approved or permitted by a court. Laws pertaining to child support, and all other […]

Shielding Your Children from the Effect of Divorce

Children Are the Innocent Casualties of Parental Divorce. Learn How Divorce Effects your Children and Protect them from the Bitter Battles with your Spouse Divorce is never easy, especially when you have children with your current spouse and you have decided to separate permanently. Shielding your children from both the short and long-term effects of […]

What is a Contact Order and How Does It Affect me?

Contact orders are directions from the court that usually involve visitation rights of a parent with their children in a legal separation or divorce case. Contact orders can also restrict contact is some situations, especially when the health and safety of an individual may be in jeopardy. Domestic violence cases often begin with contact restrictions […]

Negotiating a Custody Agreement in the Best Interest of Your Children

The end goal for all court custody battles is to determine the best interest of the child. Since children are the most effected by a custody battle, the best interest is the placement that will best suit the child’s needs and allow the child to learn, thrive and grow intellectually, emotionally, and physically. There are […]

Explained: The Child and Dependent Care Credit for the Single Father

The tax code recognizes that many parents cannot work or attend school unless they can arrange for child care. The Child and Dependent Care Credit addresses this need by giving a partial tax credit to parents based on their child care expenses.The term “credit” means that dollars are subtracted directly from the taxes owed after […]