Virtual visitation isn't a term that a lot of parents tend to stumble over when they're reading about custody and visitation -- but that may change as judges keep looking for new ways to give parents an equal share of parenting time while disrupting the lives of the kids as little as possible.
Anybody who has ever adopted a child can probably tell you that parenthood is a bond that transcends blood relationships.
Drug addiction has become a national problem -- with no sign that the epidemic is slowing anytime soon. Adding to the increasingly bleak picture, parents who are caught in the cycle of drug addiction risk losing visitation, custody and -- ultimately -- their parental rights.
Summer vacation is drawing to an end and back-to-school supplies are starting to fill the aisles of grocery stores everywhere -- which means that a real headache is about to start for parents who are newly divorced and still struggling with the co-parenting process.
The presumption many people make is that two parents are better than one -- even when those parents divorce.
What if, when parents got a divorce, the kids could keep the house?
Why exactly is shared parenting considered so important these days? While this system of raising children after a divorce has been around for several decades, it's still new enough that a lot of parents don't understand why it's so important to have nearly equal parenting time and a cooperative system of decision making when it comes to major issues.
Michigan is in the midst of a child abuse crisis that could end with a number of parents losing their parental rights.
Could part of the new "custody wars" taking place around the United States involve immigration status as a weapon?
It isn't unusual for people to turn to their faith in order to get through a time of crisis. When that happens after a divorce and the ex-spouses are of different faiths, the issue of what to do about the religious upbringing of the children can become particularly contentious.