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Joint legal custody is more than simply an honorary title bestowed upon a parent

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October 10, 2014 at 8:33 am

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A child’s attendance at pre-school

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October 10, 2014 at 6:50 am

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when parents divorce and cannot agree on fundamental issues involving the care and custody of their children, the court becomes the default decision maker

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August 29, 2014 at 6:25 am

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When assessing a changed circumstances claim, deference is given to the length and stability of the existing custody relationship

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August 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm

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Resolution of a request to change custody requires the court to consider the custodial parent’s fitness and the child’s welfare

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August 6, 2014 at 7:38 am

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A motion for a change in custody will be governed initially by a changed circumstances inquiry and ultimately by a simple best interests analysis

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July 29, 2014 at 12:50 pm

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The history of domestic violence, like parental safety, is one consideration in determining the best interests of the child, not a presumption that predetermines that key issue

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July 29, 2014 at 10:29 am

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Visitation and custody are subject to continuing review

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July 23, 2014 at 10:42 am

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In any custody or visitation determination, the primary and overarching consideration is the best interest of the child

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July 3, 2014 at 3:21 pm

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To establish a prima facie case for modification of a custody arrangement, the moving party must show a substantial change in circumstances and that the changed circumstances affect the welfare of the child such that his or her best interests would best be served by modifying custody or visitation

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July 2, 2014 at 8:50 am

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