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The prime criteria for establishing a joint legal custodial relationship between divorced or separated parents centers on the ability of those parents to agree, communicate and cooperate in matters relating to the health, safety and welfare of the child notwithstanding animosity or acrimony they may harbor towards each other

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Settlement of litigation ranks high in the pantheon of public policy

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Modification of an existing child custody order

Posted in *All Posts, Child Relocation, Child-custody

In family actions in which the court finds that either the custody of children or parenting time issues, or both, are a genuine and substantial issue, the court shall refer the case to mediation

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A judge has the ultimate responsibility of determining what type of custody arrangement is in the best interest of the child

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The decision whether to interview a child in a contested custody case is left to the sound discretion of the trial judge

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Determining what custodial arrangement is in the best interest of a child

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The children’s best interest pertains when a change of custody is selected as a remedy for a violation of a parenting arrangement

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Modification of a judgment or order regarding custody or visitation

Posted in *All Posts, Child-custody, Child-visitation

The need for repeated post-judgment motions seeking enforcement of a shared-physical custody arrangement, necessarily and naturally raise the question whether the family is in the limited class of families where joint legal and joint physical custody is acceptable

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