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    Tips To Help A Child Adjust To Joint Custody A divorce can be really hard on a child, and the living situation will make things more difficult. If you plan on having joint custody, your child will be splitting their times at two different homes. This transition to what they used to have will be a rough one, but these tips can help it go smoothly. Keep Some Things Consistent A child may find it easier to adjust to two homes if there is consistency. This includes rules that must be followed, schedules, and family traditions. For instance, work with your former spouse to make sure that your child has the same bed time at each home, that there are similar rules in both homes, and that you have similar expectations. A young child can easily be…

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    Custody and child support are two of the most contentious issues in divorce proceedings, but experienced attorneys at a law firm like Cain Smith in Statesboro, GA, know how to protect your best interests. Here are three reasons to turn to a law firm when you are caught in the middle of a child support battle: Joint Custody Is Complicated: If you and your ex-spouse have joint custody, it can be difficult to determine a fair amount that one parent must give the other in child support payments.…

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    $1 spent on the program, about $5.00 is collected” (Young, 2012). Young (2012), also states that in 2012, the child support program collected over $31.6 billion and 90% went to the families. The other 10% went to the state and federal governments (Young, 2012). According to Garrison (2015), there are four major problems with the current child support system. Garrison (2015) states that: the system is outdated, system tough on low-income fathers, the “deadbeat” date myth, and currently the…

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    watching TV. In my own opinion, I believe it put some strain on our relationship and decreased the amount of time I spent with my father. However, I did spend a large amount of time with him in compared to a nuclear era child. Moving over to my parents divorce, their separation had a large impact on my self. According to lecture week twelve, when there is a divorce involving a child, two types of custody, depending on the best interest of the child, can be decided. Joint legal custody…

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    two major historical eras when it came to child custody law. The first era which lasted about 200 years, made decisions about children using divine law (Mason, 2012). The ideal family not only reflected the political balance between men and women, but also the political economy (Mason, 2012). In this first era, fathers were see as the “head” of the house hold and was in charged of everyone living under his roof (Mason, 2012). This was because children and wives were viewed as property to the…

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    prisoners of war. Which brings us to question, do we as parents do enough to protect our children during the divorce process or do we leave it to the state? Among the long road of hearings, parenting plans, and custody, do we truly consider what is best for the children? As adults, going through the process can be brutal but the effects of a divorce can linger long into adulthood, causing post-traumatic stress due to mental neglect, physical loss, and financial instability. Mental Neglect The…

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    No Fault Divorce

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    intended to have positive changes to all aspects of the law. However, these changes resulted in mainly negative consequences in alimony, property assets, child custody, and economics…

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    settlement, the already separate for more than six months, my father stayed at his apartment in another city until they divorce. I also think it was the time they both found some else to satisfy the need for love. Finally, they signed the divorce settlement together in the late separation stage and my father officially moves out from our house. Custody of Children Every couple who is facing divorce issue needs to discuss the custody of children (if they have children). There are different types…

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    Many people believe that men should pay child support, let’s not get it twisted, a man should support his children, however, there needs to be different set of guidelines for child support and custody order, that is implemented before making a final decision. Some women feel because they bearded the child that they can do what they want, when they want, and how they want to do thing when it comes to their children. And, the men are supposed to take whatever is being dished out and pay child…

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    When shared custody occurs, the child must shuffle back and forth from the mother’s to the father’s house. When a child has two homes, this makes it hard for them to identify where their real home is. Each house does not have the same stability as one does with both parents living together. When a child needs to continuously keep moving between both parents, this makes it hard to keep an equal relationship with both parents. Shared custody removes the consistency in a child’s life and what…

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