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Address the challenges of parenting plans for teens

Rearing a teen isn't easy for any parent. While these young adults are learning how to be self-sufficient in life, they still need the guidance of their mothers and fathers. Parents who are going through a divorce who have teens might realize just how difficult it is to come up with a suitable parenting plan for them.

Child custody agreements might need to be fluid

Many things happen when you are going through a child custody case. One thing that you might notice is that all of your children don't have the same needs. It can be difficult to work out parenting time schedules when your kids have a bunch of different activities to go to.

Plan for a successful parenting relationship with your ex

There are a few goals that you need to have when you are going through a child custody case. Each one of these helps to keep your parenting arrangement on good terms and enables the children to reap the benefits of a successful child custody situation.

Back to school can be stressful after a separation

Back-to-school season is a difficult one for some children. When their parents went through a separation over the summer, things might be even more complicated. There are several things that you might be able to do to help your children cope with this situation.

Explaining shared custody to your children

Going through a divorce can be very difficult for even couples that knew their marriage wasn't strong. It can be even more challenging when you add children to the mix. Whether you are divorced or simply had a child with someone, you will need to come to an agreement on child custody. Once the agreement is in place, you will need to explain it to your child, especially when it involves shared custody.

How to make the exchange of child custody safe

Having to share custody with the other parent of your children might not be the easiest thing to do in life. Even if you have a pretty good relationship with the other parent, you still don't want to have to give your children to the other parent for even just a weekend. The exchange of child custody in Crystal Lake must be done in a way that ensures the safety of not only your children, but also yourself. Here are some tips to make this happen.

Mother has child custody revoked after drunk driving arrests

The highest concern of parents is the safety and well-being of their children. Family courts in Illinois and other states always focus on these interests during divorce proceedings and child custody hearings. Sadly, some parents call their judgment into question with bad behavior that could affect offspring.

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