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Perks of Single Parenting

California Divorce and Family Law Firm – Bohm Wildish: There are few things harder about post-divorce or post-separation life than single or co-parenting. But if your marriage was slightly dysfunctional and your parenting style wasn’t working in the relationship, you may actually find single parenting refreshing. Either way, there will be challenges to not having …

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How Domestic Violence Impacts Child Custody

Most people think of physical violence when they hear domestic violence or spousal abuse. Realize there are many other types of abuse, and a divorce case can take them all into consideration. There are eight types of domestic violence/abuse: physical, intimidation, child abuse, verbal and emotional, social isolation, religious, male/female privilege (diminishing the victim’s authority …

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Long-Term Effects of Divorce on Children

Many couples’ number one concern with divorce is the potential serious long-term effects on children when parents split. An article in “Love Counsellor”, a relationship advice website, reports that fatherless homes account for 90% of homeless and runaway children, 85% of children with behavior problems, 85% of youths in prison, 71% of high school dropouts, …

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Summer Vacation: Great Family Bonding or Child Custody Nightmare?

It’s officially August and many families have been planning their vacation since the start of summer. A fun family trip in the heat of August can be a memorable bonding experience for many families, or it can be a child custody drama-filled horror. Summer trips can lead to fights with your ex about where and …

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How Do High-Conflict Divorces Affect Kids?

Tensions often dramatically increase when going through an extremely disagreeable divorce. Called high-conflict divorce in the legal community, these hotly contested breakups can cause children much emotional rage, resentment and pain.  However, there are a number of ways to end the family uproar and come to a more peaceful resolution. No doubt, children pay a …

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