Your child custody plan works for 90 percent of the year. The holidays are chaotic, though. You want to make some changes so that you can properly enjoy the holiday season with your kids.
You want sole custody of your kids in the divorce, because you don't want to miss anything. You don't care about assets or all the rest. You just want to be with your kids.
You don't have custody of your kids. You still get to see them on weekends and you visit them during the week, but it's not the same as living with them.
Divorce means that your marriage is over, but the obligations of being a parent don't change. You still need to work together to raise your child.
You and your spouse are splitting up. You're far less concerned with that than you are with your child. The relationship that the two of you have means the world to you. Is it going to suffer after the divorce?
Living as a divorced parent, or single parent, can be very challenging. This is especially true when it comes to providing for your children. Many single parents are able to work because they have help from other family members with raising the children, getting them to and from school and much more. Child support plays a big part in all of this. But, here's how you can collect back child support if payments are not being made.
A crisis fund has been created by the state of Ohio that will help the parents of severely disabled children. The fund will be created under the biennial budget for the state and it will help children who are viewed as multisystem children, or those who are in danger of entering the juvenile justice system or the child protective system because of their disabilities.
Experts across the country, not just in Ohio, are worried that abusers are using claims of Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS) and Parental Alienation (PA) to refute allegations of abuse and regain the custody of their children in courts. A large portion of divorce cases are settled out of court. The small number that actually reach court usually do so because of abuse allegations.
Sole custody is a type of child custody in Ohio that parents can fight for when going through a divorce. Sole custody is defined as one parent having the exclusive legal and physical custody of his or her children. This is a very rare arrangement these days, unless the other parent has been deemed unfit or incapable of having any responsibility over his or her children.
A new levy will be on the ballot in May for the Job & Family Services in Crawford County, Ohio. Voting in Crawford County is scheduled for May 2. The levy is for $1.5 million in property taxes at a rate of $0.15 per $100 of property valuation. The levy has been created in an effort to help local children in need.