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How a psychologist can help with your child custody case

Psychologists are frequently brought in during child custody proceedings to support an award of child custody to one parent over another. Psychologists are also useful in supporting decisions related to guardianship, abuse, neglect and the termination of custody. The American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct offers guidelines to psychologists to use when…

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Nonbiological same-sex parents: What are your rights?

If you’re a member of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) community in North Carolina, you’re well aware of the fact that LGBTQ parental rights haven’t been high on our state’s legal agenda. However, last month, the North Carolina Court of Appeals issued a ruling that supported the cause of same-sex spouses, and particularly…

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Is the 60-40 child custody plan right for your children?

There’s a trend that’s growing in family law courts throughout the United States that involves awarding two parents shared and equal custody of their children. These parenting arrangements often result in children spending half the time with one parent and half the time with the other parent. The logistical challenges of having parents live in two different…

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Is an 80/20 child custody plan right for you?

Not all parents can make an equal, 50/50 parenting schedule work. The 50/50 schedule usually requires two parents who have normal work schedules, live close to one another and their children’s schools and can diplomatically communicate with one another. If these conditions aren’t true for you and your ex, then you might consider an 80/20 plan. At…

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6 requirements for your prenuptial agreement

A lot of spouses enter into marriage fully confident that they have protected themselves — and their financial situation — with a prenuptial agreement. However, not all prenuptial agreements will hold up in court, so it’s important for future spouses to educate themselves on what constitutes a valid prenup. For one thing, both you and…

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Are you involved in a pet custody battle?

Now that your marriage is coming to an end, you’re probably looking to your best friends for extra support. If one of those best friends happens to be your dog, and your spouse has as strong of a connection the animal, you could be facing a pet custody battle in divorce court. A lot of…

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