Raising children is hard work. Raising children with an ex is even harder.
The family courts are full of exes fighting about parenting decisions regarding their children. The hard truth most co-parents struggle with is that unless the Court finds serious reasons for a person to not be involved in their child's life, both parents, will have to work together to raise their children regardless of whether or not the two parents can get along. The following are 5 tips to keep in mind when creating a parenting plan that works for you.
By following these tips, you are able to keep you focus where it needs to be; on what is best for your children while you create a parenting plan that works for you and your family.
The thought of hiring a lawyer can be intimidating.
A lawyer should help you feel comfortable and assured that they can find the best solution to your problem, whatever it may be.
One way to begin is to speak with friends or to browse law firms on the internet to see who you might feel comfortable with.
You want to find a lawyer who will take the time to guide you through the process from start to finish and help you to have a
realistic picture of what to expect, how long it will take, and how much it may cost you both financially and emotionally.
Ask questions and consider whether the person you are considering as your attorney is:
~ a good listener;
~ will give you an honest assessment of your likelihood of success on whatever you are looking for;
~ has experience in the area of law that you need help with;
~ will respond to you in a timely manner, usually within 24 hours;
~takes a wholistic approach to help you reach a resolution that will be a win-win for you and your family;
~is someone that you can trust with the important decisions that are certain to affect your life for years to come.