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What day to day details do I have to share with my child’s father?

  Navigating the challenges of a coparenting relationship is incredibly challenging. Even in the families who seem like they’ve got it all figured out, there was definitely a stage where they didn’t – where they struggled, where they went to therapy, where they did some soul searching, and where they felt certain that their choices…

Virginia Joint Legal Custody and School Enrollment

  As if divorce (or a breakup) weren’t crazy enough, when you add children into the mix, things can really get overwhelming. For most – if not all – moms, their biggest concern when it comes to a separation, divorce, or breakup is what will happen to the kids. A lot of moms tell me,…

Successful Coparenting

Working together with your child’s father isn’t easy, especially after you’ve decided that your future plans really don’t include each other. Breakups and divorces happen all the time, but, ultimately, the impact that these things have on your children is up to you. You know, or at least you probably already suspect, that your future…

Parent Withholding Information – Issues in Virginia Child Custody

  Sharing custody with an ex is difficult, even under the best circumstances. No matter what, it’s hard to face the idea of splitting your child’s time – especially holidays, vacations, and other special occasions – and knowing that means you’ll have less time, possibly by as much as half. Weekends, too – obviously, these…

Joint Legal Child Custody

Joint Legal Child Custody Everybody fusses about physical custody, because that has to do with where a child spends the majority of her time. Physical custody is a big deal; in fact, it’s what we litigate on most of the time, because everybody wants some kind of specific amount of time with the child. When…

Virginia Joint Legal Custody and Church

Custody in Virginia comes in one of two types: legal and physical. A lot of the time, we’re fighting over physical custody, because that has to do with where the child spends the majority of his or her time. But, of course, that’s not always the case. Every so often, different issues come up, and,…