July 2019 Archives

Dealing with a child's sleep problems during divorce

The stress and anxiety of parental divorce can have serious physical and emotional impacts on kids. One common manifestation of this anxiety is difficulty sleeping. Getting enough sleep is essential for the growth and development of a child. Therefore, it's important for parents to work together -- regardless of how frayed their own relationship may be -- to help their child who isn't sleeping (or who perhaps is sleeping too much in an effort to escape the stress they're feeling),

When can an online post be considered defamation?

It seems as though people can post just about anything they want on social media and elsewhere on the internet, no matter how vicious and untrue. Public figures like politicians and celebrities are typically the targets of this vitriol, and many accept that it comes with the territory of being a well-known figure. However, any person or business can become the victim of posts that are untrue and pictures and videos that are altered or photoshopped.

Overcoming negative communication patterns with your co-parent

One of the biggest challenges facing divorced spouses who have kids is how to transition from communicating as marital partners to communicating as co-parents. That can be difficult when the relationship has been seriously damaged by one or both spouses' bad behavior. It may be difficult, if not impossible, to summon any kind positive feelings toward one another.

How to handle an implied warranty dispute

A breach of implied warranty could lead to a civil dispute. An implied warranty suggests the use of a product for ordinary and reasonable purposes. It states the item is appropriate for such uses even without an express or written warranty.

Do you have a summer custody schedule in place?

If you and your soon-to-be ex are in the process of drawing up your child custody and visitation agreement, it's important to include a section that addresses how your children will divide their time during the summer. You'll need to address things like whether one or both parents will have longer stretches of custody than usual, who will care for the kids during the day and whether there are restrictions on where either parent can take the kids on vacation.

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