Building a Parenting Agreement That Works

Author: Mimi Lyster Zemmelman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325572
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A divorce or separation can be a very trying time, especially when children are involved. The step-by-step approach in Building a Parenting Agreement That Works provides information on how to minimize conflict and solve important custody issues, such as living arrangements, education, holidays, transportation, and much more. A professional mediator, author Mimi Lyster Zemmelman, sets out 40 issues separating parents typically face and presents all the options to resolving them. The book walks you through all the factors you must consider, including: medical care education and religious training living arrangements and visitation money issues dealing with changes in an existing agreement, and working with professionals. This updated edition includes checklists and worksheets to help you complete the included fill-in-the-blank custody agreement and provides the current custody laws of your state.

Child Custody

Author: Mimi E. Lyster
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9780873379205
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers guidelines for minimizing conflict and negotiating a fair and realistic custody agreement, discusses how to modify an existing agreement, and addresses the special needs of multicultural and nontraditional families.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324355
Format: PDF
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When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you and the other parent can create your own custody plan and agree on child support. If you can’t work out custody and support, you’ll have to head to court and ask a judge to step in Either way, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support can help. You’ll learn: how negotiation and mediation can keep costs down, ease the transition for kids, and improve future dealings with your ex where to find your state’s child support guidelines how judges make custody decisions how to enforce and change custody and support orders how court trials work what military families need to know when you need a lawyer and how to work with one You’ll also find specifics about each state’s laws, including what factors courts consider when they rule on custody arrangements, what happens when one parent wants to move away with the children, and how you can change custody or support orders.

Divorce Without Court

Author: Katherine Stoner
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325289
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn how to end a marriage fairly and inexpensively. This book guides you through a negotiated divorce, using mediation or an increasingly popular approach called collaborative divorce. Encouraging and straightforward, Divorce Without Court explains: how divorce mediation works how collaborative divorce works how to maximize opportunities for settlement how to get an agreement in writing how to find and use advisors. Divorce Without Courtt provides the latest resources, contact information for state offices, national and regional organizations, and clear examples of what you can expect. Includes downloadable worksheets and checklists to help you through the process.

Nolo s Essential Guide to Child Custody and Support

Author: Emily Doskow
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413321968
Format: PDF, Docs
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Custody and Support: Get the Answers You Need When you’re getting divorced, you can make a tough time easier for your children (and yourself) if you work with the other parent to draw up a custody plan and agree on child support. If you can’t work out custody and support, you’ll have to head to court and ask a judge to step in. Either way, Nolo’s Essential Guide to Child Custody & Support can help. You’ll learn: how negotiation and mediation can keep costs down, ease the transition for kids, and improve future dealings with your exwhere to find your state’s child support guidelineshow judges make custody decisionshow to enforce and change custody and support ordershow court trials workwhat military families need to knowwhen you need a lawyer and how to work with one You’ll also find specifics about each state’s laws, including what factors courts consider when they rule on custody arrangements, what happens when one parent wants to move away with the children, and how you can change custody or support orders.

The Parenting Plan Handbook

Author: Karen Bonnell MS
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781516917419
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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We know kids do best when parents understand their children's deep desire to stay connected to and be cared for by both of them. A skillful parenting plan describes the structure, predictability and rhythm that ensure both parents can emerge from the uncertainty of separation/divorce into stable two-home family life. The agreements and guidelines set-out in your parenting plan establish clarity about your responsibilities to one another, specify essential co-parenting tasks, and minimize unnecessary conflict.Children thrive when confidence and security are present and parents think through parenting plan decisions, come to agreements, and implement changes to their family in a mature, non-adversarial manner. Come learn with us. We'll share with you our 25 plus years of experience working with families facing transitions as they emerge into bright futures with well-adjusted children.The "C-Words" of a strong, child-centered parenting plan:* Collaboration* Communication* Conflict-management* Child-centered* Co-Parenting

Mom s House Dad s House

Author: Isolina Ricci
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684830787
Format: PDF, ePub
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Offers guidance in making the two-home approach successful

The joint custody handbook

Author: Miriam Galper Cohen
Publisher: Running Pr Book Pub
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides information on setting up joint custody arrangements that benefit the child and parents, and offers advice on dealing with such issues as helping your child adjust, managing schedules, school, and money, and remarriage

Creating Effective Parenting Plans

Author: John Hartson
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590316108
Format: PDF, Mobi
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According to these pediatric psychologists, the best interest of the child calls for a developmentally appropriate parenting plan-that is, custody that accurately reflects the child's physical and psychological development. Even now this concept often faces courtroom challenges as it can conflict with the traditional lawyer-client relationship. This book explores developing alternate parenting schedules (or custody) with the child's best interest and developmental needs considered first.