What Happens When Divorced Parents Disagree on Where to Send Their Child to School?

|November 2, 2023 | Co-parenting

One of the hardest parts about getting divorced and sharing children with your ex-spouse is the decision-making process. It’s common to hit a wall when making decisions for your children together, including where the kids should go to school. Fortunately, a custody attorney can help. Can Both Parents Make Decisions Regarding a Child’s Education Together? […]

Understanding Child Support in Pennsylvania

Child support is a hot-button issue in many divorces. It’s a matter that is best resolved with a skilled Pennsylvania child support attorney on your side. Pennsylvania has developed child support calculation guidelines as outlined in the federal Child Support Enforcement Act. These guidelines take into consideration the following: Needs of the child, which include […]

3 back-to-school tips for newly separated or divorced parents

|July 27, 2023 | Co-parenting

Back-to-school season is just around the corner, and that brings additional challenges for co-parents who are newly separated or divorced. While it can be difficult to set aside all the negative feelings associated with your situation, working with your ex-partner to make the back-to-school process smoother will benefit your children and set the stage for […]

Co-parenting tips for supporting your kids during the school year

|October 14, 2022 | Co-parenting

Parenting is a challenging job. When you and your co-parent are in separate households, managing the expectations of each other and your children can be difficult. While you and your co-parent want what is best for your children, you may not always agree on how to help them reach their goals both in and out […]

How can co-parent collaboration help your child through divorce?

|October 20, 2020 | Co-parenting

A Pennsylvania parent like you will do anything for your child. You work hard to keep them happy, healthy and safe. You want to mitigate any hardships and struggles they may face. But what happens when you are the cause of the hardship? This is the situation many divorcing parents face. Though you want to […]

Parenting time interference and failures

|September 30, 2020 | Co-parenting

Pennsylvania courts take parenting time orders seriously. When a parent fails to uphold his or her end of the agreement or order or interferes with the other parent’s parenting time rights, the court may take several remedial actions. Interfering with the other parent’s parenting time may result in the court ordering make-up parenting time, changing […]

Factors courts consider when determining custody

Divorce is almost always difficult, but it can be made even more challenging when you have children with your soon-to-be ex. When making child custody decisions, the courts will focus on the best interests of the child. In order to determine what those are, the court will consider a number of factors relating to health, […]

Parallel parenting as a solution for toxic co-parenting

Like any parent in Pennsylvania, you want what is best for your children. While your intentions are there, putting these thoughts into action is not always easily accomplished. A divorce can significantly muddy the water between parents, making it challenging for you are your former spouse to function as a team for your children. There […]

Co-parenting and the challenge of celebrating birthdays

After a Pennsylvania divorce, co-parenting is often one of the biggest challenges that parents face. Along with making decisions about the child’s schooling, medical care, religious upbringing and extracurricular activities, celebrating special events and holidays can be problematic. There are many factors to consider in these circumstances. Parents may debate the preferable strategy with a […]

Making co-parenting work for the parents and the child

Co-parenting is a common child custody arrangement in Pennsylvania. It often provides both parents with an opportunity to remain active in the child’s life while avoiding the intense stress that can be inflicted by traditional child support orders. Nevertheless, many Pennsylvanians enter into a co-parenting arrangement without being fully aware of how the process works. […]

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