Child Custody Blogs

If you are looking for a child custody attorney, our team at Z Family Law would like to help. In these articles, you can find our partners’ best advice and recommendations on a variety of child custody topics. Looking to know more about joint custody of children or even of pets? We’ve got you covered.

Child custody attorneys Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire, Inna Loring, Esquire, and Kimberly Lauer, Esquire are well versed in the legal as well as the emotional aspects of child custody and family law. And if there is a topic you would like to know more about, please do not hesitate to send us your questions.

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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Man with child on shoulders, for ZFL blog "Reunification Therapy"

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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Adult and child barefoot on beach

Parenting Plan, Part 2

Completing a parenting plan may seem like a daunting task, but I promise that it’s worth the time and effort. It is a powerful tool to get both parties to the table to discuss the issues in a custody dispute.

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Child's sleeping stuffed animal bear with laptop screen in background. For Z Family Law blog, "Parenting in the Pandemic"

Parenting in the Pandemic: My Personal Story and Take-Aways

“This is hardly over, but through each phase I have learned something new about
myself, and the more I learn, the less hard on myself I am. I hope this article helps everyone to
reflect on the strength, resilience, and ingenuity that they have found within themselves, where
maybe we had not thought to look before…”

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