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Child's death draws attention to divorced dads in Michigan

According to conventional wisdom, a Michigan father "did everything right" in his custody battle with an unstable ex-wife. Yet, he was the one who ended up getting supervised visitation until he finally -- out of desperation -- agreed to shared custody.

Technology makes staying connected easier for kids of divorce

One of the biggest concerns divorcing parents have is how to maintain their relationships with their children once the divorce is over -- especially if there's a conflict with the other parent. Technology can make a world of difference.

When your kid dislikes your child custody plan

Child custody and support are two elements of getting divorced that plague both parents. Sometimes, the children might accept the split and the resulting custody arrangements while continuing to thrive. Other times, kids of divorce do not handle the new situation very well at all and may display depression or acting-out behaviors.

Does your child’s other parent respect your custody time?

It is rarely easy to transition from raising your child with their other parent to raising the child separately and sharing custody time. Parents who want the best for their child may still treat the other parent unfairly, either out of ignorance or plain resentment. While this type of bad behavior may seem understandable, it is still unacceptable, especially if the behavior of one parent takes away from the court ordered time that the other parent spends with their child or undermines the parent-child relationship.


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