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Parenting

Parents looking after the best interest of the child in support and custody case.

Child Support Tips for Fathers and Mothers

Being a single parent is hard work. Balancing your child’s needs with financial pressures without anyone else to tow the line can push moms and dads to their limit. Find out what fathers and mothers can do in a child support case to help their kids… Read More
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Part II: Supervised Parenting Time During COVID-19

In recent weeks, there has been much discussion regarding how parents should handle court-ordered parenting time schedules during the time of Coronavirus.  While Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order offers some insight int… Read More
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Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the world scrambles to control the COVID-19 pandemic and leaders urge social distancing and self-isolation, co-parenting families are finding themselves in challenging situations. Parents are asking whether children: Should continue to transition… Read More
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Supporting Your Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Currently, our world is experiencing an unprecedented chapter in its history with global impacts on everyone’s physical and mental health in addition to the toll on the economy and society as we know it. This new reality has all of us shaken but i… Read More
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What if I Cannot Tolerate Being Away from My Children

            When you are considering a divorce or learn that your spouse wants a divorce, one of the most difficult aspects is dealing with knowing that your time with your children, whom you may be used to seeing and caring for daily, wil… Read More
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Categories: Parenting

Meeting your child’s needs in parenting time

Setting up specific parenting time gives your children and spouse the stability and predictability that everyone needs to assure a strong relationship. Recently, some groups have advocated for 50/50 parenting time, often scheduled as one week with on… Read More
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Categories: Parenting

Children Who Refuse to Visit – Part II of II

If your child is resisting spending time with you, it may be due to your own lack of insight into why. Perhaps you have a problem with anger management and your child has experienced how your spouse feels after a blow-up or worse, has seen the blow-u… Read More
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Children Who Refuse to Visit – Part I of II

Your divorce is finally over, a parenting time schedule is in place, and now you are looking forward to building your relationship with your child in an environment that does not include your former spouse. Parenting time is going along fine: your ex… Read More
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Do Your Kids Resist Spending Parenting Time with You? Give Them Permission to Love the Other Parent

Recently, a new client complained that her 15 year old son does not want to spend time with his father. The son complains that Dad maligns Mom when they are together. Yesterday, the client forwarded an email exchange between their son and his dad whi… Read More
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Being Successful Co-Parents After Divorce

There is no one magic formula for successful co-parenting after divorce. There are guidelines that help parents. 1. Show respect for the other parent. You once loved this person enough to make at least once child together. No, the other parent is not… Read More
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