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What to do when your ex interferes with custody

Sharing custody of your child can be a challenge, to say the least. Not only will you need to attempt to put aside any past hurt or resentment, but you will also need to actively work together with their other parent as a team to act in the best interests of your child.

What to do when concerned about your child's safety

As a parent, your top priority in life will always be making sure that your children are safe. Therefore, you'll always be thinking about potential risks that they may be subject to, and how you can make them safer. If you are not in a relationship with their other parent and you share custody, there will be a certain amount of time in which you will have little to no control over your child's safety. This can feel scary, especially if you do not trust the other parent's ability to keep your child safe.

How to move forward after losing a custody battle

If you have recently learned that you no longer have custody of your children, you may feel that you cannot cope with this heartbreaking news. To know that you will have to live without constant interaction with your children can be devastating, especially when you do not know when you will be able to see them again. However, you mustn't lose hope.

Can I move with my child if I share custody with my ex?

Even if an Oregon parent enjoys custody of their child, they still may be restricted from relocating out of town with them without first getting permission from the court and/or the mom or dad. It can be helpful for you to review your parenting plan to see what it says about giving notice in situations in which a custodial parent is looking to relocate. A judge will also want to know that your move is in the best interest of your child.

Am I being a reasonable grandparent?

Grandparents always hold a special place in their hearts for their grandchildren. For many, seeing their grandchildren grow up reminds them of when they became parents for the first time. Naturally, grandparents want the best for their grandchildren, and they often feel that they are qualified to give guidance and assert their authority when interacting with both parents of their grandchildren.

Creating a successful parenting plan

If you are going through a divorce or separation and you have children, you may be intending to co-parent with your ex. In the majority of situations, co-parenting can be very beneficial for the child in question, because it enables them to be brought up by both of their parents.

How to be a co-parent during the school year

Being a co-parent is not an easy situation in which to be no matter how old your children are right now. It can be especially difficult when your children are still young and in school. Somehow, someway, the two of you need to show a unified front when dealing with school issues, events and more. Let's explore how you can co-parent successfully during the school year in today's post.

Will my parent-child relationship change after divorce?

When two parents go through a divorce, a huge shift occurs in the entire family dynamic. The children in the family may have to make a rapid adjustment when it comes to their living arrangements going forward, and they also learn to have different expectations of their parents.

Can a career change lead to a child custody modification?

Child custody arrangements are designed to be modified in accordance with the changing needs of the child based on current circumstances. Therefore, when changes occur in a child's life or the lives of their parents, the current child custody arrangement may need to be reconsidered. The career of a parent can heavily impact their ability to financially provide for their child. But it can also impact their schedule and the amount of physical and emotional support that they can offer.

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