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Child Custody When an Abuser is Involved

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study: Potential to Free Victims

Jessica Adamson

There are many studies that now contribute to and confirm the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study which state that there is a “strong graded relationship between the breadth of exposure to abuse or household dysfunction during childhood and multiple risk factors for several of the leading causes of death in adults” (Felitti, et al., 245). 900 more words

Switching Households – Difficult for You and Your Children

It is switching time for the children and you are at your X’s to pick up your children.  The times typically negotiated for parenting switched always seems to be around dinner.   303 more words


Superior Parental Rights Leads to Reversal in Dandridge, TN Custody Dispute: Clark v. Cooper

Facts: Child was born to the never-married Mother and Father. Well after paternity and visitation were established, Mother and Father agreed to give “temporary legal and physical custody” of Child to the paternal grandparents. 408 more words

Family Law

Lying Eyes & Other Signs of Lies and the People That Tell Them.

If you’ve ever been involved in a family law case then you’ve dealt with someone lying.

Clients, witnesses and even lawyers sometimes lie.  It could be a little white lie or a huge whopper. 213 more words


Translation Tuesday: Domestic Relations

Domestic relations is the term used by the court system to classify or describe the type of case before them.  For example, if you are suing someone, it is a civil case.   381 more words

Child Custody

Types of Child Custody

What Are the Types of Child Custody?

Child custody is a complex area of family law which typically deals with the rights for a child to live with a parent and the ability for a parent to make decisions about the child’s upbringing.

Joint Custody