Going through a divorce is extremely difficult, and when the two of you are parents, this makes it even more difficult. Determining who has custody, or working out joint legal custody is often what creates the most tension between divorcing couples.
Under Minnesota law, there are two types of child custody, legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody is defined as “the right to make decisions about how to raise the child, including decisions about education, health care, and religious training.” Physical custody is defined as “the right to make decisions about the routine day-to-day activities of the child and where the child lives.” Read Full Post
When you’re going through a divorce or separation, the most difficult part of the entire process is likely determining a child custody agreement that is fair and agreeable to both parents and a child. Unfortunately, there’s no way to ensure that each party is completely satisfied, but there is a way to ensure that you and your parenting partner come to a legally equitable child custody agreement. With the help of Kallemeyn and Kallemeyn, you can get create the child custody agreement that’s best for your child, ensuring that both parents have a fair and desirable share of custody that is legally binding. If you’re looking for a Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, Ham Lake or Andover, MN child custody lawyers, it’s important to understand the different types of child custody so that you know what your parenting rights are and how you can achieve the child custody agreement that’s best for your child. Read Full Post
Child custody is among the most difficult, complex and emotionally charged issues to settle during a divorce. When a family is split up as the result of a divorce, both parents and the children feel a sense of loss and disruption, as in nearly all cases the living situation changes dramatically. Settling child custody can become adversarial quickly, making the process even more difficult. Using divorce mediation to settle child custody can minimize the overall conflict and help you and your divorcing spouse find a positive path forward. Kallemeyn & Kallemeyn of Coon Rapids, MN, can help you explore child custody options for your family using divorce mediation. Read Full Post
When you and your spouse decide that it’s time to get a divorce, a whirlwind of emotions and questions can pop into your mind. Not only are you completely drained from the emotional impact a divorce can have on you personally, you begin to immediately wonder about your children and the effect it may have on them. While it can be emotionally, financially, and even physically draining…
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