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Child custody: When a change in life prompts a need to relocate

There are certain circumstances in life that may prompt a need for a change of scenery. Unfortunately for some, relocating to a different area might not be as simple as finding a new place to live. For parents in Colorado, a need to relocate could also bring about a need to pursue modifications to an existing child custody agreement. Since a similar process can be complex, a parent may find it beneficial to seek guidance from someone with experience in such matters.

Addressing the necessary topics during child custody negotiations

When married couples decide to take separate paths in life, they may face a variety of difficult choices. If there are kids involved, parents may consider it vital to protect their futures by reaching a parenting plan that is in keeping with their needs. Since negotiating a child custody agreement can be an intimidating experience, parents in Colorado might find it beneficial to become informed on topics that need to be addressed prior to entering the process.

Child custody: High levels of conflict can be harmful for kids

Although the end of a marriage can be an emotional process, for parents in Colorado and elsewhere, these feelings ease with time. However, for kids, the impact of divorce could prove somewhat more troublesome, especially if they are subjected to high levels of conflict throughout this period. While negotiating an amicable child custody agreement can be a stressful experience, parents might find it beneficial to consider the impact their behavior could have on their kids.

Child custody: Pursuing an outcome that is best for the kids

Choosing to dissolve a marriage can be a difficult decision that may require a fair amount of thought, especially if kids are involved. Parents in Colorado generally consider the well-being of their kids to be of the utmost importance, and seek to protect them from harm. When weighing the options concerning child custody, this could lead some parents to wonder if staying together for the sake of the kids is the best option available.

Man jailed for not following child custody court rules

Moving through a custody battle can be a harrowing experience. For some Colorado parents, it is also incredibly frustrating and emotional. Throughout the process, all parties must adhere to the rules laid out by the child custody court. Failure to do so can result in negative consequences, as one father from a different state recently found. 

Chris Pratt seeks joint child custody in divorce with Anna Farris

Many Colorado fans of Chris Pratt and Anna Farris were sad to learn of their separation earlier this year. Unfortunately, it appears as if a reconciliation is not in their future. Both have recently filed for divorce and reportedly many legal discussions are being discussed such as an agreement on child custody, addressing their prenuptial agreement and property division.

What does terrorism have to do with child custody?

In the vast majority of cases in Colorado and elsewhere, terrorism plays no role in the average custody battle. However, a recent child custody case in another state has received widespread media attention. The mother in the case claims that her former husband is radicalizing their son and promoting drastic anti-American viewpoints.

Drug or alcohol abuse could impact child custody determinations

For Colorado spouses who've lived with a partner's addiction for many years, divorce can feel like a welcome breath of fresh air. For those who share children with their soon-to-be ex, however, it is important to understand that drug and alcohol addiction does not necessarily eliminate the other parent's child custody rights. This is a matter that courts approach on a case-by-case basis, so it's important to construct a solid legal argument to ensure a favorable outcome.

Infant's death leads to ongoing child custody battle with parents

An unusual and deeply disturbing case is making headlines in Colorado and across the nation. A couple has lost custody of their two young children, ages 2 and 3, after the death of their newborn infant. According to investigators, the parents intentionally refused medical care for the baby, despite signs that the child was in distress. Now, they seem to be making a stand as they face an increasingly difficult child custody battle with their state of residence.

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