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Personal Experience

Co-Parents Forever – The Long Game

Leading up to this moment, I’d been contemplating the co-parenting long game. How age 18 wasn’t the end of the road. My son is 17 now and we are talking a lot about college now, as a trio. The next thing we will cooperate on. It finally occurred to me that we would be co-parents […]

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Location and Your Court Case

As a long distance parent, you live in one place and your child lives in another. It’s possible that there is even a third location involved if your child has relocated since the custody case was decided. Here are some details on the intricacies related to location involved in a long distance custody court case.

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Legalities

Long Distance Parenting Case Law and Strategy

What case law is and why it matters to a long distance parenting case.

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Books and Products

Using Free Online Tools to Manage Shared Custody

Co-parenting kids where custody and child support are involved can mean lots of records. Visitation schedules, court case documents, child support records and the like can quickly become unmanageable. Further, as a long distance parent who lives apart from your co-parent, exchanging checks or eyeballing the same physical document is not possible. There are paid […]

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How-Tos

10 Points of Strategy for the Contentious Co-parenting Relationship

These 10 strategy recommendations are for the parent that is facing that worst case scenario in a contentious co-parenting relationship.

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Legalities

Most important Piece of Advice for New Long Distance Parents

There is one piece of advice for new long distance parents that I consider to be the most important. Get a court order before you move and make your parenting plan EXACTLY what you want. Even if your relationship with your co-parent is great and you can both envision the healthiest co-parenting arrangement. Hope for […]