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HOW TO MAKE YOUR CHILDREN’S LIVES BETTER AS A CO-PARENT The divorce is finalized.  You and your former spouse have split all of the assets.  You each have moved into your own home.  The dust has settled and life is moving forward.  You now have a new family unit, one in which you and your former spouse share time with the children, and still see each other at extra-curricular activities, religious events and at other activities involving your children, but you don’t reside together and maybe you or your former spouse is living with or spending significant time with someone…

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You just spoke to your son or daughter and found out that he/she is getting a divorce.  You are concerned, distressed and worried their spouse will not let you see your grandchildren.  This is a common scenario.  Divorces where a grandparent was highly involved with the grandchildren, even acting as caregivers, can be challenging to navigate, especially when all adults involved want to control who sees the children and when. If you are a grandparent that was providing daycare or after care for your grandchildren, you may be worried you will not be able to continue caring for your grandchildren. …

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Litigating child custody issues such as a relocation is expensive and stressful.  A relocation is where one parent seeks to relocate with the children out of the 50 mile radius of where he/she currently resides.  So, what happens if your ex-spouse asks you to permit them to relocate with the children or you are served with a Petition for Relocation? Before you do anything, you should immediately consult with a family law attorney that specializes in relocation litigation.   That attorney should be able to guide you on how to respond in accordance with how you wish to proceed. You should…

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