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How to Move Out of State With 50/50 Custody

How to Move Out of State With 50/50 Custody

There are different things to think about when planning a move out of state, especially when a child-custody agreement that splits custody equally between the parents is involved. If your ex agrees to the move, it will be a much simpler process. However, if your ex doesn't agree, you may have to fil......[Read More]
International Child Laws

International Child Laws

The United Nations has encouraged the development of international laws protecting children.children by the shore image by Pix by Marti from Fotolia.comIn 1959, the United Nations (UN) declared that children around the world should have "special safeguards and care, including appropriate.........[Read More]
The Rights of the Child for Education

The Rights of the Child for Education

International human rights treaties, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, highlight the right of a child to education. Additionally, each country may separately define and interpret the meaning of a child's right to education. In the Unit......[Read More]
Ways to Get Off Juvenile Probation

Ways to Get Off Juvenile Probation

Juvenile probation offers those offenders under the age of 18 the opportunity to remain in the community instead of being sentenced to prison. The judge will review the candidate's criminal record to determine if he is appropriate for community supervision. Usually, a probation officer monitors his ......[Read More]
Is Per Diem Properly Included in Income For Purposes of Calculating Florida Child Support?

Is Per Diem Properly Included in Income For Purposes of Calculating Florida Child Support?

If you receive a per diem from your employer, is that pay included in child support? What if the per diem is provided to cover meals and expenses? Does the answer change if you save the per diem rather than spending it?......[Read More]
How to Collect Child Support from Military Personnel

How to Collect Child Support from Military Personnel

Military regulations require parents to support their families. Some branches consider it a crime when military personnel fail to do so. Federal and military laws and regulations apply when you collect child support from a military parent's pay. You'll need to know the military parent's full name an......[Read More]
Child Support Laws

Child Support Laws

Family divorce law in most states stipulates that judges may have flexibility in determining the amount of child support. Judges, therefore, also have the authority to go beyond the state guideline amounts as required by specific circumstances.......[Read More]
New Mexico State Child Support Laws

New Mexico State Child Support Laws

New Mexico calculates child support based on guidelines.New Mexico state contour against blurred USA flag image by Stasys Eidiejus from Fotolia.comLaws in New Mexico regarding child support differ from child custody laws. Child custody laws determine which parent obtains legal custody.........[Read More]
Child Custody Cases - It's Getting Easier For Dads

Child Custody Cases - It's Getting Easier For Dads

Child custody cases have been getting easier to win for the dads over the past 20 years. It used to be a woman's court, but not anymore. It appears as though the tide has changed in child custody cases, but why?......[Read More]
Child Custody State Laws - What You Should Know

Child Custody State Laws - What You Should Know

Divorce can be a messy process, hurt feelings getting brought up, valuable possessions being argued over, and children caught in the middle. In the United States, child custody is taken seriously.......[Read More]
Child Custody Laws for Unmarried Fathers in Oklahoma

Child Custody Laws for Unmarried Fathers in Oklahoma

An unmarried father must prove paternity and petition the courts before gaining custody of his child.child and father image by Renata Osinska from Fotolia.comIn Oklahoma, the mother legally retains sole custody of any child born out of wedlock. This means that an unmarried father has no.........[Read More]
Florida Child Custody

Florida Child Custody

Joint custody is when both parents will share responsibility in raising their child. This means they jointly make decisions beneficial for their child. Florida child custody rules are governed under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. In Florida, joint custody means being res......[Read More]
Divorce & Joint Custody Laws in Kentucky

Divorce & Joint Custody Laws in Kentucky

Divorce can be emotionally difficult, especially when children are involved. The state of Kentucky has very clear divorce requirements for couples. The laws surrounding custody issues, however, can be more ambiguous as they strive to maintain the child's best interest in each situation. Communicatio......[Read More]
Child Custody Laws and the Interest of the Child

Child Custody Laws and the Interest of the Child

Custody and visitation is established through the courts, and provides the best place for the child to go too when the time comes to make a decision. Domestic violence is also looked into when the time comes since you want to ensure that the child is not going to be abused while in the home, and tha......[Read More]
Why You Need a Private Investigator for Your Divorce

Why You Need a Private Investigator for Your Divorce

If you are going through a divorce or considering divorce, there are many variables that a Private Investigator can assist with regarding: Child Custody, Investment and Asset Protection. In this article I will explain to you your legal rights to discovery regarding your spouse.......[Read More]
Child Relative Custody Laws in Kentucky

Child Relative Custody Laws in Kentucky

When a court deems both parents unfit to take care of their child, it can grant custody to a grandparent or other relative. Several types of custody arrangements exist in Kentucky in which relatives take care of a child. No one can force a parent to give up her child, but the state can.........[Read More]
Can I Be Forced to Pay Child Support if I Don't Make Any Money?

Can I Be Forced to Pay Child Support if I Don't Make Any Money?

If you have an existing child support order, law requires you to continue to make support payments even if you have no income. The purpose of the enforcement unit for child support payments is to ensure you comply with court orders for your support obligations. If you find you are unable to make the......[Read More]
How to Reduce Technical Violations While on Probation

How to Reduce Technical Violations While on Probation

You might be placed on probation if you commit a crime and the judge finds that you qualify for probation instead of prison. While on probation, abide by all the requirements the courts and your probation officer impose. The judge gives you a copy of these terms at sentencing. After sentencing, meet......[Read More]
New Hampshire State Child Support Laws

New Hampshire State Child Support Laws

New Hampshire uses a guideline to determine how much child support a parent must pay to the other parent. The guidelines are based on the parties' incomes and a percentage. If you have one child, the percentage is 25 percent; two children, 33 percent; three children, 40 percent and if you.........[Read More]
Tips on Regaining Child Custody

Tips on Regaining Child Custody

When the court makes a child custody determination, it assesses what is in the best interest of the child. This standard takes into consideration a number of factors, including safety of your physical home environment and your ability to meet the child's physical, mental and emotional needs.......[Read More]