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Abandonment of a child

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November 3, 2014 at 9:03 am

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A judgment involving the custody of minor children is subject to modification at any time upon the ground of changed circumstances

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November 3, 2014 at 8:52 am

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Custody disputes are resolved using a best interests analysis

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October 29, 2014 at 7:21 am

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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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