Family Law

Establishing Custody and Parenting Time for Unwed Fathers

Establishing Custody and Parenting Time for Unwed Fathers

(1) a child’s physical, emotional, cultural, spiritual, and other needs, and the effect of the proposed arrangements on the child’s needs and development;
(2) any special medical, mental health, or educational needs that the child may have that may require special parenting arrangements or access to recommended services;
(3) the reasonable preference of the child, if the court deems the child to be of sufficient ability, age, and maturity to express an independent, reliable preference;

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Baby on Board

My wife and I just celebrated the birth of our third child. That joyous event comes with it a whole bunch of new worries and plans like updating estate plans, opening college savings accounts, and applying for new insurance. The birth of a child also comes with the...

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Taking the Good with the Bad: Property Division in Divorce

In a divorce the court will not only divide the marital assets between the spouses (the good), but will also equitably divide the debts and liabilities (the bad). When negotiating a division of debt, it is important to know which spouse is legally liable to the...

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