Posts Categorized: Child Custody

At what age does a child have the capacity to have a say in determining their custody arrangement? Many individuals may feel that children cannot meaningfully consider their best interests until they reach their teenage years. Others may feel that their children are entitled to an opinion about which parent they spend the majority of…

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When the natural parents of a child are unable for any reason to not continue providing direct care for the child, other concerned persons with an already established relationship to the child (which could be for example a relative, god-parent, teacher, or even simply a close friend of the family) may apply to the court…

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Disputes over child custody can be ugly, bitter, and extremely unpleasant. Parents sometimes forget that the best interests of the child should be at the forefront of their thinking, and instead use the issue of child custody as just a strategic ploy in the overall divorce scenario. That’s not how things should be, but if…

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Kelly Rutherford, who stars on the hit television series, “Gossip Girl,” is said to be extremely upset about the outcome of the child custody case concerning her two children with her ex-husband. The actress’s former husband currently has their two children, ages 5 and 3, with him in France. He cannot return to the United…

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Actress Katie Holmes has filed official documents in order to divorce actor Tom Cruise. The 33-year-old filed the paperwork in New York, where she is currently residing with her daughter. Cruise and Holmes have been married for five years and have one daughter together. Recent reports indicate that Cruise, who turns 50 years old this…

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