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How to handle being denied visitation rights

When Georgia parents are denied visitation rights of their children, they face a difficult situation. This is true no matter if the ex-spouse or the courts have denied visitation. It is important for a person who has been denied visitation to take immediate action to understand why visitation was denied and then plan their next steps.

How parents can work together to create a custody schedule

When Georgia parents live in different households, they usually need to come up with a definite plan and schedule for raising the children. This will help the child maintain a relationship with both parents, something that should benefit everyone in the family.

How to handle a child custody case in a mature manner

In a perfect world, parents in Georgia and throughout the country would be able to resolve custody issues on their own. However, there are times in which parents choose to resolve their issues in front of a judge. This happens even if it means potentially jeopardizing the chance for a healthy relationship with a son or daughter. Fathers should realize that they have equal rights when it comes to spending time with their children.

Accommodations are an important aspect of custody decisions

Although there are many factors that go into deciding child custody rights in Georgia divorce cases, living accommodations are often considered to be some of the most important. Whether a parent receives sole custody, joint custody or no custody at all can hinge upon the ability to provide a nurturing environment where a child will have access to vital resources, including health care.

Post-divorce co-parenting during the holidays

Separated or divorced parents in Georgia tend to have more to deal with than most families do during the holidays. For one thing, there's more potential for conflicts and confrontations due to increased back-and-forth travel between homes. School breaks can also be a source of contention if adjustments will need to be made with existing arrangements. One solution recommended for easing holiday stress for both parents and children is to get everyone on the same page with seasonal plans.

Tips for parents helping children find stability after divorce

Georgia parents who are getting a divorce can help their children adjust by disrupting their routine as little as possible. If the kids are going back and forth between households, parents can agree on a set of rules and consequences. A child should be allowed to stay in the same school if possible. Relationships with family members, such as cousins, can sometimes be a casualty in divorce, and parents should help children maintain those connections. They also shouldn't argue in front of their children.

How custody is awarded in an immigration case

Roughly 20 percent of children are being raised by an extended family member who is an immigrant, according to a new report. In many cases, aunts, uncles and grandparents are raising children in Georgia because their parents were deported. Therefore, they may face the challenge of raising a minor who is emotionally scarred. They may also face the challenge of raising a child with inadequate financial and other resources.

Winning back custody of children

Losing custody of a child happens to many parents in Georgia whether it is to an ex-spouse, a relative or to the state. It is possible for many parents to get custody back. A parent in this situation should carefully evaluate the situation and create a plan for regaining custody of their children.

How parents may benefit from sharing custody

When Georgia parents divorce, they might share physical custody of their children. This might be by mutual agreement, or it might be a judge's decision following a custody hearing. Either way, parents might find themselves struggling with this new arrangement. However, there may be some advantages to joint custody.

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