Child Custody Course


Child Custody and Parenting Issues

Child Custody and Parenting Issues

General Parenting Issues Impacting Your Custody Outcome So we’re going to switch gears now. We’ve kind of abandoned the idea of settlement versus litigation, and we’re going to move on from the court process. We’re going to talk about some peripheral parenting issues. One thing that can pop up with parenting issues is something called a parenting coordinator. If you and the other parent have a...

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Child Custody Evaluation

Child Custody Evaluation

What is the Child Custody Evaluation? In some cases a Judge will order what is called a custody evaluation and this does not rear its head in every case by any means. It’s a pretty rare thing, but we’ll talk briefly about it. We also have some information about it on the actual content for the course that you’ll see on the website. If you...

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Court Favoritism

Court Favoritism

Is One Parent Favored Over the Other in Court? Another question that we get asked a lot with regard to child custody is, “Is there any sense of one parent being favored over the other?” Historically a lot of people will think that mothers, or that women are going to be favored over fathers or men. I can tell you, that is not the case....

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Business Travel Impacting Child Custody

Business Travel Impacting Child Custody

Another factor that is going to make a difference in your custody case is, “How much work-related travel do you have?” This is becoming more and more of an issue as jobs become more and more global. There’re so many more of us now that have jobs where we’re not tethered to our desks. We have the ability to work remotely, and sometimes we’re forced...

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New Relationships

New Relationships

New relationships can also factor into a custody determination. Let me start by telling you a little bit about what the law says. There’s case law in North Carolina that says the fact that a parent has engaged in a new relationship, is not enough to warrant a change in circumstances calling for there to be a big change in the custody order. Know that...

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Child Custody Determination and Influencing Factors

Child Custody Determination and Influencing Factors

Determining Child Custody Factors There are buzzwords to keep in mind with regard to child custody determination: “The best interest of the child.” They’re going to look at all the evidence. And there’re going to be factors that are going to be different in every case. But the Judge is going to consider a whole slew of factors under this lens of the best interest of...

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Show the Judge Evidence

Show the Judge Evidence

Present the Judge with Your Best Evidence Today is your day in court. How is that going to look? What are we going to tell the Judge, and how do we present our evidence? The easiest way to present evidence, and the most common way to present evidence is going to be through testimony. You’re going to testify, the other parent’s going to testify, and then each...

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Preparing for Child Custody Court

Preparing for Child Custody Court

Who Decides Custody if We Go to Court? We’ll start by talking about who decides custody when you go to trial. That’s going to be your judge. When you file your lawsuit in North Carolina, you’re going to get a judicial assignment. And that’s going to show you who your judge is. We also operate in North Carolina under this idea of one family, one...

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Who Decides Child Custody?

Who Decides Child Custody?

So, just who decides child custody? We’ll start by talking about who decides custody when you go to trial. That’s going to be your judge. When you file your lawsuit in North Carolina, you’re going to get a judicial assignment. And that’s going to show you who your judge is. We also operate in North Carolina under this idea of one family, one Judge. That...

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Settlement vs. Litigation

Settlement vs. Litigation

We’re going to start talking about Judges and the courtroom. I don’t want you to go ahead and tune out. Even if you think that you’re absolutely certain that you can reach an outside of court agreement on custody, and that you’re never going to see the inside of a court room, you need to hear this for a few reasons. Sometimes litigation is necessary....

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