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What to know about changing a child custody agreement

Do you have a child custody agreement with your co-parent? Have there been issues with the agreement that you wish could stop? Do you believe that altering the agreement could prevent these issues? It may be possible to change your custody agreement so that you and...

Understanding Wisconsin child relocation laws

When a family undergoes the transition of a parental split, the well-being of the children remains a paramount concern. In Wisconsin, child relocation laws are designed to protect the interests of the children and the rights of both parents. A parent cannot simply...

How the guardianship process works in Wisconsin for kids under 18

People may use the term guardianship to refer to several distinct legal scenarios. One situation involves vulnerable older adults who cannot manage their own affairs effectively due to health challenges or age. Concerned individuals can go to court to seek...

Helping children when your ex is a narcissist

Going through a divorce with a narcissist is particularly difficult, but the challenges are even greater when you share children. One thing that’s often hard for the kids is that they may not understand certain facets of the new way of life. At their core, a...

3 birthday-related challenges that co-parents may face

Sharing parental rights and responsibilities can be a difficult prospect. Parents may struggle to adjust to a new schedule for the family. It can also be difficult to give up time with the children on special days. Birthdays are annual celebrations where children get...

Summer vacation planning with your children post-divorce

A parenting plan is the cornerstone of the decisions you and your ex have to make regarding your shared children. Does your parenting plan address summer vacation plans? Before you plan for a much-needed vacation this summer, make sure you check your parenting plan to...

How to discipline your child when co-parenting

How parents living in the same house approach discipline can be challenging and a source of conflict, and this can even worsen when co-parenting. Nonetheless, it's possible to raise a disciplined child after a divorce. You and your co-parent can successfully...

2 things to know when handling an uncooperative co-parent

A child moving between two homes can be a challenge, particularly in the beginning. But your experience may even be worse if you are dealing with an uncooperative co-parent. Below are two things to keep in mind if you are in such a situation: Determine how...

Divorcing parents: Have you considered nesting?

There's little question that traditional shared custody arrangements are relatively disruptive for the children in a family. Typically, shared custody arrangements require that the children go back and forth between the homes of their parents. They spend a lot of time...

Is it possible to co-parent with an incarcerated parent?

Co-parenting is an endeavor that requires effective communication, mutual respect and cooperation between both parents to ensure the well-being of their child. When one parent is incarcerated, maintaining these aspects becomes more complicated due to limited contact,...

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