Joint custody arrangements grant both parents an equal say in the parenting decisions made regarding a child. However, up until recently, most states have traditionally favored the mother and granted her more parenting time than the father. She would generally receive physical custody while the father would receive every other weekend visits. But all of that is starting to change.
A Summer Vacation visit has turned into an international custody battle for Kelly Rutherford.
The news of her custody battle broke on Tuesday after a judge ruled that she would have 50/50 visitation with her ex-husband Daniel Giersch.
Divorce is rarely a pleasant situation for anyone, but the marital separation can be even further complicated when children are involved. Because shared physical custody is common in marriages with children, former husband and wife must continue to have contact and they must work together to parent their children.
Strong rumours online suggest that one of our favorite celebrity couples is set to split. TMZ set off the media firestorm today when it reported that Heidi Klum will file for divorce from her husband of 7 years Seal early this coming week.
This story starts off like countless others; a Russian couple, Yuri and Yuliya Belyaeva get a divorce. Yuri has suspected for years that Yuliya has been unfaithful to him. Let’s face it, his daughter Irina looks nothing like him. So, Yuri refuses to pay child support and Yuliya takes him to court. The court orders a DNA test and that’s when the story takes a turn.
February is almost here, which puts us one month closer to Spring. Before you know it the kids will be back outside, playing and having fun in the sunshine. Go ahead and think warm thoughts now with a cup of coffee and a few good parenting links to read.
Just hours after Steve Nash’s wife Alejandra Amarilla gave birth on Friday to a seven pound, seven ounce baby boy named Matteo Joel Nash, the new dad released a statement to Life and Style magazine.
A new study looking at the behavior of children from two parent and single parent homes found that those raised by single mothers may have more behavioral issues. Children of single mothers were also found to have more instances of poverty and negative outcomes.
Just a week after it was revealed that Bryan Masche was arrested for fighting with his wife and father-in-law, Jenny has filed for separation. According to E! News, the ‘Raising Sextuplets’ mom, filed for legal separation from her husband on Sept.17 – a day before the details of Bryan’s arrest hit the news.