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It is common thinking that mothers are better suited to raise children. When a divorce it forthcoming, or when unmarried parents decide to go their separate ways, it is expected that mothers will be given the responsibility to raise the child. Given this belief, fathers are already at a disadvantage. How can you win the custody battle and still be part of your child’s...

A divorce can be one of the most emotionally draining experiences a person would go through. When there are matters of child custody involved, the experience can be even more harrowing. To make things easier for everyone involved, especially the kids, avoid doing the following things at all costs. 1. Going at it alone You can choose to represent yourself pro se during...

Adopting offers benefits for the child, the birth mother, and the adoptive parents and family. A woman who is unprepared for the responsibilities that come with motherhood has a choice. Pregnancy doesn’t have to mean her plans to finish school or focus on a career have ended. She can go back to her own priorities after giving up the baby for adoption. The child benefits...

When the relationship between a husband and wife ends, the relationship between a parent and child still continues. It is the children that suffer the most when marriage falls apart. You may be wallowing in despair and hate, but at the end of the day, the child is much broken and lost. After all, they do not quite understand the situation yet. They may even have conflicted...

Parental rights are strong. Grandparents may not agree with the rearing of their grandchildren, but parents have the right to raise the children as long as the kids are not in an abusive, neglectful or dangerous environment. In the event that the parental care is not in the best interest of the children, grandparents may seek custody rights. According to Gordon N. Shayne...