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Parenting Plan Basics

A parenting plan is a document the Court uses to understand a family, including: where a child sleeps, who makes major decisions for the child, and what happens if parents don’t agree on what’s best for their child.

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How to Have a Successful Co-Parenting Relationship

No matter what stage in the process you find yourself, the messiest part of many break-ups can be communicating about the logistics surrounding raising your shared offspring. Almost undeniably, however, the logistics surrounding your kid’s “New Normal,” now and far into the future, is the most important topic to address with a level head with your former partner.

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Fighting Over Fido: What To Do When You Need A Custody Agreement For Your Pet

“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.

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10 Tips for Avoiding Summer Custody Shenanigans

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.

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