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Express Yourself in Child Custody and Co-Parenting…

Express Yourself in Child Custody and Co-Parenting… Here’s the beautiful thing about a detailed Child Custody and Visitation Schedule. It creates space for all sides. Within that space, whether large or small, your decisions and actions as a parent or relative caregiver are great, if not the best, ways to express yourself.  What if the […]

Quick Tips for Dealing with the GAL in your DHR Child Custody Case…

If you’re dealing with DHR and there is an active custody case in the Juvenile Court system, Alabama law mandates that a Guardian ad Litem, “GAL” (pronounced /jē/ • /ā/ • /el/), be appointed. For practical purposes, think of the GAL as a lawyer for the child or children involved, just like your lawyer. DO […]

Video – Child Custody Tip for testifying at Hearing or Deposition – SLOOOWWWW DOOOWWWN….!

Quick #ChildCustody Tip for testifying at a hearing or deposition… speak…more…slowly…. When you think you’ve slowed down. Slow down more. Watch the video to understand why slowing down BEFORE things get touchy is SO SO SO important!!!

What Poker can Teach Us about Child Custody and Co-Parenting…

There’s a lot less causation in our world than we think. There are questionable decisions that work out and there are conservative, rational decisions that blow up in our face. We get that, generally… But for some reason, in Child Custody, a sphere of human activity with even more chaos than usual, we think if […]

When the Other Side or the Judge or DHR tries, and maybe even succeeds, in holding you back…

Attorney-Client Privilege in Child Custody…

What is the Attorney-Client Privilege in #ChildCustody cases and where does it come from? ~ We’ve all heard that honesty is the best policy. You have to be honest with your doctor and counselors to get the treatment you need. You also have to be honest with your #ChildCustody lawyers to get the advice and […]

In Child Custody, Give Credit Where Credit is Due…

Quick #ChildCustody Tip on a #FoxtrotFriday…but it’s a tricky one and requires just a little perspective and self awareness. Can you testify to one thing the Other Side does well to serve your children? Or one thing that you, yourself, could improve on in your parenting? Giving credit where credit is due and conceding room […]

Do You Have an Appointment with Your Kids in Child Custody and Co-Parenting?

Do you Have an appointment with your kids in #childcustody and #coparenting? Court hearings are set by appointment; that’s called due process and it’s important enough to be in the United States Constitution. Why not have specified times and days for  your Facetime or your phone call with your kids? “Because adults ought to be […]

What is the hardest question to answer in Child Custody cases?

And I know it’s a sensitive question, especially these days… Do you have a job right now? That’s a yes or no question. It’s also probably the #1 question we can’t get a straight answer to in a courtroom, and understandably so, but we are 100% on your team without judgment. We know what we’re […]

Thinking about Thinking about Child Custody…

Do you think about thinking? Pretty meta, huh? More specifically, do you think about WHAT you think about? Do you think about HOW you think about WHAT you’re thinking about? It’s a mouthful, I know. Thanks for hanging in there.  Let’s look at some examples to help demonstrate… Are you thinking about what the Other […]