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4 Ways to Overcome Passive-Aggressive Co-Parenting

The divorce process can be very challenging when you have to co-parent with a passive-aggressive parent. Some parents have a hard time accepting that their ex is in charge of the children part-time. Everyone knows that successful co-parenting means focusing on the kids at all times and in all situations. However, some exes just lack consideration and want to gain favor with the kids, and some are just lazy when it comes to disciplining the kids and setting boundaries. In…

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5 Tips for Child Custody Disputes

A divorce can be quite strenuous. Child custody disputes only make it worse. You are steadfast towards winning custody of your child, but are you doing it right? Do you know what works and what doesn’t work in your favor? Here are the top 5 tips for when you are experiencing a child custody dispute. 1. Prepare the Necessary Documentation This should be done in cases where you genuinely believe that the other party poses any danger to the children.…

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Out of State Visitation: What To Know When Your Kids Fly Alone

Don’t Clip Their Wings: Letting Kids Fly Solo After Divorce The fateful words to end “forever” vows have been spoken. The belongings have been divided. The papers have been signed. You are officially divorced. But your child hasn’t divorced your spouse and must see them. But what do you do if your ex-spouse now lives hundreds or thousands of miles away? Children riding alone on airplanes isn’t necessarily a new concept but can be a scary one for parents, but…

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5 Things to Know About Taxes, Child Support and Alimony In Utah

Child support is a contentious issue in Utah for parents who are considering divorce. Despite the separation, enough time is crucial for the health and happiness of the minor children and the divorcing parents alike. Under the Utah law, both parents have to offer financial support for the children. Without it, many aspects of their lives get affected, education and healthcare included. Utah has defined Child Support Guidelines that determine the child’s obligation of every parent. The guidelines have three…

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How to Gracefully Attend an Event as Co-Parents

Divorce or separation is always painful and stressful, but research suggests that children affected by the process can expect significantly better life outcomes if they are co-parented rather than placed in the sole care of one parent. Co-parenting arrangements should of course cover such essentials as formal custody, schooling and healthcare arrangements. But a child’s life will also include a wide variety of events such as parent/teacher meetings, sports matches, family occasions, birthday parties and other social gatherings which one…

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