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Posts tagged "Child Custody"

What is third-party custody?

42256169_S.jpgLike most grandparents in Jackson County, your deep regard for your grandchildren is only matched by the love you feel for your own kids. You of course want to see your own children succeed as parents, yet not at the expense of your grandkids' well-being. If the issue of your grandchildren's custody does come up, you may feel as though you owe it to them to ask the court to consider giving you custodial rights. 

Custody issues and back-to-school season

43145928_S.jpgFor many parents, back-to-school season can present various challenges and increase the level of stress they experience on a daily basis. However, if you are working through a custody dispute, fighting for your visitation rights, or are dealing with other custody-related legal matters, this time of year can be particularly difficult. Our firm knows how tricky some of these situations can be, especially if your child's other parent does not want to cooperate or is difficult to communicate with.

Standing up for your visitation rights

8507983_S.jpgAll sorts of family law topics have been covered on this blog, such as child support and different challenges that can arise during the process of divorce. However, those related to child custody, such as visitation rights, can be especially emotional for parents and may also have a significant impact on children. We understand just how much is often at stake for parents in Jackson County and other Missouri communities who are struggling with this dilemma.

What is joint physical custody?

10745492_S.jpgIf you are involved in a child custody dispute, you could be facing a whirlwind of uncertainty. Moreover, you could have different questions and be unsure of how key terms could affect your relationship with your children after you have split up with your spouse. Furthermore, some parents in Missouri may have stress or unanswered questions about child custody topics even before they have brought up the topic of divorce. Regardless, it is critical to ensure that you fully understand different potential custody arrangements and prepare for the different possible outcomes.

How legal custody differs from physical custody

10745492_S.jpgParents who are dealing with custody issues in Kansas City may not be familiar with some of the legal terminology involved, especially if it is their first time in the court system. When it comes to child custody, there are generally two different types of custody that a judge may grant to either or both parents.

Setting up a joint custody arrangement

31020940_S.jpgWhen it comes to the custody of children, each situation is different. For some families, one parent is awarded sole custody, while others can move forward with a joint custody arrangement. At Stange Law Firm, we know how Missouri families struggle with custody issues in Jackson County, and the entire state. If you are going through these challenges firsthand, it is important to do what you can to minimize the possible impact of your divorce on your children.

Relocating with your child after divorce

45285933_S.jpgIf you are a parent who has gone through a divorce, there may be a myriad of complications you have to deal with. For example, you could be struggling due to missing child support payments. However, if you wish to relocate with your child to Jackson County, Missouri, or elsewhere in the nation, moving forward can be particularly challenging. At Stange Law Firm, we recognize the importance of covering every base when it comes to relocating with children after a divorce.

What is the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program?

40271497_S.jpgFor parents, custody disputes can create a plethora of challenges that interrupt daily life and generate a tremendous amount of anxiety. If you are in the middle of a dispute over child custody in Jackson County, you should try to understand how the laws related to custody in the state of Missouri may affect your situation as well as your child's future. Furthermore, you should be aware of other custody-related matters at the national level, such as the Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program.

Minimizing the impact of custody disputes on children

28402965_S.jpgAs a parent, you may have to work through a plethora of challenges outside of the legal system, such as having difficulty paying your child's medical expenses. However, legal issues such as a dispute over child custody can be particularly difficult and may also have a significant impact on your child as well. At Stange Law Firm, we know how vital it is to minimize potential problems associated with custody disputes in Jackson County, Missouri.

A closer look at supervised visitation

64839260_S.jpgWhen a parent's criminal record shows certain offenses involving children, courts will not grant them unsupervised visitation with a child, according to the Missouri General Assembly. However, in Jackson County, and the rest of the state, parents in the position are sometimes able to spend time with their children through supervised visitation.

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