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5 Tips For Winning Your Child Custody Case

Getting divorced is never easy, especially when children are involved. If you are in the process of fighting for child custody, it’s important to put your best foot forward. Here are five easy tips to remember.

5 Tips for Handling Your Custody Case

Tip #1: Stay Involved

Filing for divorce is a complicated process that requires a great deal of time and energy; however, it’s important for you to make time for your children. Even if your spouse is the one handling all the day-to-day activities with your children, you shouldn’t be afraid to jump in. Get involved in your children’s schooling, medical appointments, soccer practice, homework, and more.

Tip #2: Don’t Criticize

When you are in the midst of a heated custody battle, it is common for tensions to rise. However, you should never criticize the other parent in front of your children. Damaging your children’s relationship with the other parent is no way to win custody. Judges would rather know that you are willing to promote a healthy relationship between your children and the other parent.

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Tip #3: Create a Healthy Environment

When spending time with your children, it should always be in a healthy, safe, and comfortable environment. If you have started a new relationship, it would be wise to keep your children out of it. In fact, most judges will object to exposing your children to a new relationship while your divorce is still pending. Instead, give your children your undivided attention.

Tip #4: Always be on Time

Whenever you pick up or drop off your children at the other parent’s house, you should always be on time. If you are consistently late or fail to abide by the schedule, the judge may take this into consideration. Being prompt shows that you are responsible and reliable. These are qualities that a family law judge will look for in each parent during a child custody case.

Tip #5: Keep Your Kids Out of It

Whatever you do, don’t involve your kids in your divorce. Filing for divorce is a decision that will affect your entire family, but your children shouldn’t have to know every dirty detail—especially when there is tension between you and the other parent. When you spend time with your children, the focus should be on building relationships – not tearing them down.

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Posted February 19, 2016
by MFL Team

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