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The positive side of sharing custody

Parents of Battle Creek have to decide how they are going to be handling the custody situation after their divorce is finalized. There are several options available, each with their own drawbacks and benefits. Today we will examine joint custody, and the ways in which it could possibly benefit a child.

Relocating with a child after a Michigan divorce

After a divorce, people in Michigan may want to move for any number of reasons, such as to be closer to family, to pursue job opportunities or just to achieve a fresh start. If they are parents, however, they may not be able to just make the decision, pack up their belongings and load up the trucks.

Modifying parenting time or custody orders

After the dust settled and your Michigan divorce was complete, it may have taken time for your child to adjust to the new living arrangements, including splitting time between different residences. Over time, the schedule that once met everyone’s needs now adversely affects one or more parties. At Vandervoort, Christ & Fisher, P.C., we often assist clients with necessary modifications of a court order.

How can I make a parenting schedule?

If you’ve recently gone through a divorce in Michigan, you probably have a lot on your plate. Making a solid and reasonable parenting schedule with your ex is just one hurdle, and it may be difficult for you to create a plan that works for everyone. Very Well Family offers the following tips in this case, which will allow you and your ex to put the needs of your children first.

What are some ways to deal with family conflict?

Now that the holiday season is finally here, many families in Michigan are facing a great deal of stress when it comes to gatherings. This is especially true for couples who’ve recently undergone a divorce, who may experience issues with scheduling, as well as a great likelihood of family conflict. While you can’t always prevent interpersonal battles over the holidays, VeryWellMind.com offers the following tips to help mitigate them.

How can I effectively discipline my child post-divorce?

Divorced parents in Michigan may find shared custody arrangements challenging. While it is thought to be the best solution for a child’s development, things like discipline can be complex when exes can’t come to an agreement. That’s why VeryWellFamily.com offers the following tips on how you can discipline your child after divorce.

How can I talk to my kids about divorce?

The way you talk to your kids about an impending divorce can impact them for the rest of their lives. That’s why it’s crucial that parents do so in a kind and loving manner, especially when custody issues will be a factor in the divorce proceedings. Parents Magazine offers a few tips on having this difficult discussion, which will help you ease the emotional burden on your children.

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