Family Law Blogs

Our best family law information goes in to the articles you can read here. Z Family Law practice supports our clients through all types of family law matters, from adoption to divorce to child custody to changing your name and getting on with your new normal.

Our best family law advice will depend on your unique needs and circumstances. That’s why we’ve written about such diverse topics as what to bring to a divorce consultation, how to maintain a healthy co-parent relationship, and what happens to the family pet during the divorce process. 

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Divorce Is a Right

I want to drive home the idea of speaking out because when you do, you give permission for great things to happen. No aspect of divorce is easy but when you give voice to your problems you allow it to exist as an external entity which gives you something tangible to fix….

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What is Sole Custody?

Custody can refer to either legal custody or physical custody and involves important life decisions and where your child will live. Determining legal custody also entails determining not only the type of custody, but also the methods used to determine the best interest of the children involved, including whether parents need mediation, a Parenting Coordinator, or even whether tie-breaking authority should be granted.

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Enforcing Child Support Orders Across State and Country Lines

When enforcing child support orders across state and country lines, there are many aspects to consider. This blog explains some of the details included in the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance in order to understand how this treaty governs the recognition, enforcement, and modification of one country’s child support and/or alimony order in another country.

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Reunification Therapy

The goal of reunification therapy is to heal the relationship between parent and child, and help parents reconnect and reunite with children who are estranged. This process will look different based on the unique needs of each family and the reasons a parent and child became estranged.

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Collaborative Divorce FAQ

Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods such as mediation and collaborative divorce have become more popular in recent decades. For those considering ADR, we discuss 7 things to keep in mind about the collaborative divorce process.

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