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Co-Parenting

What to Do When a Parent is Manipulating a Child?

Using a child as a pawn in a relationship is one of the worst forms of manipulation. Commonly, a divorced couple may have bad blood and ill feelings towards each other, but the goal should be to see to the child’s needs and happiness. This is not always the case, as the
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How Do Judges Look at Parental Alienation?

Parental alienation syndrome is when one parent bad-mouths the other, forcing negative thoughts into their child’s mind. Though it is not a form of physical abuse, the results devastate the child and the alienated parent. A judge’s view on parental alienation is that it is treated like a child abuse case, and
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What Are the First Signs of Parental Alienation?

Parental alienation is one of the worst things a child and the victim parent can go through after a separation or a divorce. Usually, it is the custodial parent, but it also happens with the domicile parent. The matter of child support and the kid themselves becomes a pawn in the bad
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How Do You Split the Holidays When You Are Co-Parenting?

One of the most contentious issues in co-parenting is deciding where the children spend the holidays. Parents who divorce or separate can come up with their own agreements regarding the holidays, or they can leave the decision up to the judge. The judge will make a determination of the child’s best interests,
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