Essays Tagged: "Child custody"

Family Law Essay about marrage and devorce and the problems that my occur.

e separation, but if these problems are to big then a divorce maybe the only solution. If there are children in the marriage getting a divorce becomes a little harder and may cause custody battles bet ... battles between you and your spouse. In such cases the courts will try and do what is best for the children. In many instances the children will live with one of the parents for most of the year but ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

How divorce affects children's wellbeing.

Divorce on childrenRegardless of age, race, sex or religion, divorce has devastating, often long-term, conseque ... sequences. The immediate effects of divorce, such as hurt, anger and confusion, are evident in both children and adults. The longer-term effects are not so easy to pin point.Adults are usually able to ... . As well, adults have the means and ability to seek outside professional assistance independently. Children on the other hand, are not as likely to have the ability to identify the source or kind of ...

(5 pages) 184 0 4.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Child custody.

Child CustodyThe child custody case can be one of the most contentious forms of family law litigatio ... is: in order to determine primary conservatorship the court will look to the "best interests of the child." It is a "goody feely" term at best, but it is the standard.Children need both parents. Excep ... ents. Except in cases where one parent is abusive or unable to provide proper care and supervision, children benefit when both Mom and Dad play major roles in their lives. Mediation helps parents figu ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Children of divorce..

ny times this will result in a divorce, which can be a painful process, even more so when there are children involved.The laws make it easy for people to divorce on grounds of "no fault, or irreconcil ... st parents who are divorcing are so consumed with their own problems that they do not prepare their children for the divorce, causing the children to become confused and insecure.Parents will "use" th ...

(3 pages) 141 4 3.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

What are parental rights and how do they apply in specific family law situations?

n of termsA.Pro PerB.Sole legal custodyC.Joint legal custodyD.Primary physical custodyE.VisitationF.Child custody proceedingIII.Options available for Family Court representationA. Retain an attorney1. ... r and time intensive; Parent must research California Family Law; Parent represents self in courtIV.Child custody determinationA.Sole Legal Custody1.Advantage: One parent makes all decisions concernin ...

(12 pages) 116 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

The law concerning civil unions and gay marriage

the surviving spouse of a government employee,Automatic appointment as guardian of a minor,Award of child custody in divorce proceedings,Beneficial owner status of corporate securities,Control, divisi ... nd disposition of community property,Support payments in divorce action,Legal status with partner's children,In vitro fertilization coverage,Making partner medical decisions,Death benefit for survivin ...

(9 pages) 192 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Sociological Research of the Affects Divorce has on Children

elationship, so they divorce. Although a divorce may be hard on the adults involved, what about the children? What happens to the kids of these broken marriages?Some parents who are going through a di ... e parents who are going through a divorce wonder what the effects of their divorce will be on their children. They worry that the divorce will cause their children emotional problems that will affect ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Child Custody after Divorce.

If divorce isn't stressful enough among couples, when children are involved, it adds a whole other level of stress and emotions into the mix. Parents will ... and emotions into the mix. Parents will often loose sight of what is in the best interest of their children. Where do the children fit into this whole new life that is being created? Unfortunately ch ... w life that is being created? Unfortunately children often become financial pawns in a divorce when child custody issues are being decided.When dealing with child custody there are four different type ...

(7 pages) 65 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Canadian Divorce Act: The Practicality of an Age-Old Document in Modern Day Society

law clearly demonstrate how the application of the Divorce Act 1985 is beneficial to both spouses; child custody, the division of assets, child and spousal support, and the grounds for divorce.The Di ... effect, and redefined what constituted a marriage breakdown, divorce rates have steadily declined .Child custody is one of the major issues a couple faces when getting a divorce. Couples are able to ...

(4 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

First PERSONAL legal experience, detailing some information regarding divorce and child support.

e from recent events in my boyfriend's life. A recent divorce from his ex-wife with whom he has two children with, has sent us into a legal head spin. Although my name isn't on all the mailings and pa ... ith him through the procedure and the hardships legal proceedings can bring. In a divorce involving children, the courts will set up custody, child support and parenting time; these cases are handled ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Annotated Bibliography on how children are affected when their parents divorce

Divorce: How are the Children Affected?Amato, Paul R. "Life-Span Adjustment of Children to Their Parents' Divorce." The F ... Adjustment of Children to Their Parents' Divorce." The Future of Children. 1994. http://www.futureofchildren.org/information2826/ information_show.htm?doc_id=75582.The general differences among childr ... _id=75582.The general differences among children from divorced and intact families are small. How a child reacts to their parents divorce is an indicator on whether or not the child will experience th ...

(8 pages) 190 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Victims of divorce

t a personal choice for most people regardless of its consequences, which exist especially when the children are involved.One of the many consequences of divorce is that it becomes a crucial factor th ... volved.One of the many consequences of divorce is that it becomes a crucial factor that affects the children. It is not an issue that only involves the couples. As the trends in marriages change, more ...

(7 pages) 75 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

In 1973, the us supreme court held that a women

continue debate on abortion, with the addition of both the partial/berth abortion bane act and the child custody protection act, five of the thirteen appropriations bill for FY 2,000 passed, but limi ... ghout the course of the pregnancy, and thus the state could regulate, even to the point of favoring childbirth over abortion, from the outset.

(1 pages) 309 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gender Bias in the Courts: A Case for the Fathers

It shouldn't be an issue in the modern world, but it seems that old habits die hard. Child custody gender bias still manages to rear its ugly head in the family courtrooms across the co ... o often a father is viewed as incapable of showing the same kind of loving and devoted parenting to children which mother's are supposed to be known for. The courts often fall back on the stigma that ... r family courts.Imagine a man and a woman marries and decides to start a family. The couple has two children and the family is complete. The father works so that the mother can stay home with the chil ...

(5 pages) 22 0 3.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Specific Population and the Advocate Role

a�Specific Population and the Advocate RoleDivorce mother trying to get full custody for her child and wanting the house. This mother is in need of a help from an Advocate. As an Advocate it is ... re we get all their needs and wants. Advocate has to educate the client on the issue of divorce and child custody. As an advocate we have to negotiate with all parties, including the ex-husband. We ha ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2011

Subjects: Humanities Essays