Child Custody

There are different considerations for infant visitation

Setting a visitation schedule for Pennsylvania children is generally easier as they get older provided that the parents can agree. It gets a little more difficult when the child is an infant because there are other considerations at play. The schedule must be in the best interests of the child while allowing both parents to …

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Helping children deal with divorce

No matter how contentious their divorce, most couples in Pennsylvania want their children to be their top priority. Parents can ensure that their children remain emotionally healthy throughout the divorce process by understanding what is most important to their children’s emotional well-being. Children need to be reassured that they can maintain a strong and loving …

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Tips for parents who have recently gone through a divorce

Deciding to get a divorce is rarely an easy decision, and parenting after a marriage has ended can be complicated. However, there are strategies that parents in Pennsylvania and throughout the country may be able to use to raise their children together. For example, parents should be as flexible as possible when it comes to …

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How can parents ease the back to school transition post divorce?

Going back to school is difficult enough for Pennsylvania children, add to it the uncertainty that comes with divorce and it should come as no surprise that this can be an overwhelming time. Already children are struggling with new classes, teachers, schedules, friends, activities and routines and, if parents are not getting along, this can …

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Understanding parenting plans and PA custody proceedings

Going through a divorce involving minor children is difficult, and one of the major steps the court will ask both parents to complete is the establishment of a parenting plan. That is because the plan outlines all the necessary boundaries and agreements between the divorcing spouses, including those the court orders and voluntary agreements the …

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