Custody in Special Circumstances
When supervised visitation is necessary and how it works.
When supervised exchanges are necessary and how they differ from supervised visits.
Interstate parenting plans and visitation schedules
Information about making a parenting plan and custody schedule when parents live in different states.
A father's word about out-of-state custody
Moving to a different state without your child can be tough. In this interview, a father details his experience with interstate child custody.
International custody agreements
You'll have to make special accommodations if one parent moves to a different country. Stipulate in your custody agreement how to handle such a move to protect your child and your parental rights.
Problems with a co-parent:
Co-parenting with a narcissist: Tips and strategies
The strategies and tools you need to co-parent with a narcissist. Understand how narcissism impacts parenting and learn to communicate with your narcissist ex.
Domestic violence in family law: Abuse in custody cases
If you're alleging that the other parent has been abusive, learn what the court wants, which professionals can help, and how to present your case.
Parental alienation is a controversial concept that proposes a parent can manipulate their child into rejecting their other parent.
What to do when the other parent withholds your child
Parents may resort to withholding their child to punish their ex. Here's what you can do to see your child again or protect your child from danger.
Signs of inappropriate co-parenting, plus solutions
Co-parenting is all about working together. When parents do the opposite, you have inappropriate co-parenting. Learn the signs and how to combat it.
When can you deny visitation to the noncustodial parent?
Barring certain circumstances, denying the noncustodial parent their visitation rights can hurt your custodial rights. Learn when you can and cannot.
Other special circumstances:
Child custody when you're living with a new partner
What parents need to know about how living with a new partner can affect child custody.
Child custody issues for parents with mental illness
Mental illness could impact how a parent parents. Whether you or your ex is living with a mental illness, it will impact the custody decision.
Can you sign over child custody without going to court?
Signing over custody to a co-parent or relative is complicated. Here's what you should know before attempting to sign custody over outside of court.
Sample letter of consent to travel with 1 parent
Download our free PDF or Microsoft Word consent form for traveling with one parent. Bringing a letter helps you avoid travel delay and legal issues.
How to write a visitation agreement letter
If your co-parent is making it hard for you to have your court-ordered parenting time, send a letter. Here's what to say and how to send it.
When parenting time conflicts with extracurricular activities
If you feel extracurriculars are eating into your parenting time, use these tips to incorporate them into your custody schedule fairly.