After the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Troxel v. Granville, so long as the Court finds that a child has at least one fit and proper parent, grandparents generally do not have the right to court-ordered visitation with their grandchildren over the parent(s)’s objection.
“At the time of publication, a mere three states (California, Alaska, and Illinois) have passed laws allowing Courts to consider the best interests of the animal rather than treating Fido the same way as they treat the family couch. Unfortunately, not all of our Courts have caught up with the current social mores involving our furbabies, and pets are generally treated as property in a divorce…”
Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire discusses common ways that Pet Parents can address the issue of pet custody when they split.
In this week’s blog for Worthy.com, Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire and Dr. Elizabeth Degi DuBois, PhD discuss parenting apps that help streamline scheduling and reduce headaches. Finding the right app to help your family depends on your budget and the specific co-parenting challenges you’re facing.
Know Anyone Facing a Rough Divorce or Custody Case? On July 23rd, Z Family Law presents an evening of self-care for those navigating a family law matter.
Dr. Elizabeth Degi DuBois, PhD and Christy A. Zlatkus, Esquire discuss ways to limit custody headaches over the summer, including early planning, streamlining communication with your co-parent, and focusing on the bigger picture – your children having a happy and safe summer.
A primer for understanding some of the benefits of joint custody and Maryland custody law. Shared parenting may not be advisable, or even possible, in many situations. In truth, the best custody arrangement depends on your family’s unique needs. A central factor in maintaining a successful shared parenting arrangement is being able to separate prior marital or relationship disputes from parental responsibilities. For many, joint custody helps children maintain a close relationship with both parents.