If you’re about to start fighting a Michigan custody battle, you need to learn as much as possible about what you can expect to face and how you should approach the challenge. Of course, you want to make sure that you win the custody arrangement that you believe this is what’s best for your child, and it’s only natural to feel passionately about that. Passion alone doesn’t win custody battles though; it takes more than that.
To help you ensure you take the right approach when entering your custody battle, we’re going to look at the 9 little things that can make a big difference to the outcome of your custody battle. These are not particularly difficult to adopt or understand, but they’re ignored by many parents entering custody battles. Rather than making that mistake, read on now and learn about each of these 9 things.
Filing for a divorce can be a complicated and stressful time to experience. It takes a considerable amount of effort and there are many difficult decisions to make in the process. For instance, one concern to keep in mind is if you should move out of the family home or not.
Single parent homes have become incredibly common in America. Today over 23 million children live in a single parent home. Going through a divorce can be difficult, and when a child is involved, it can be even more challenging and stressful. If you have a child who is under the age of eighteen, the issue of custody will be a part of your divorce proceedings. Since child custody issues are complicated, it’s worth being aware of all the issues that you can encounter. That’s what we’re going to look at today.
Many people who get divorced, whether they have an attorney or not, believe that once the divorce judgment is entered, the case is over. If you don’t have children, many times that is true, but in family law, nothing is forever. Many Courts won’t tell you that, and many attorneys who practice family law won’t advise clients about the fact that custody, parenting time, child support, and failures to comply with the terms of a judgment of divorce, along with a list of other potential issues, are all reviewable by a Court and can change, if one party can prove to the Court that a change is necessary. Other than child and spousal support, the most common post-judgment motion for modification of a judgment in family law cases involves custody of a child or multiple children. When these motions are filed by unrepresented persons, or by lawyers who are not familiar with family law, they are often unmerited or aren’t really requesting a change in custody, but rather, are seeking to increase or decrease one party’s parenting time.