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Is Split Residential Custody in the Best Interests of Children?

Is Split Residential Custody in the Best Interests of Children? by Joshua Katz

{2:50 minutes to read} In recent years there has been a clear shift in custody cases toward “shared residential custody.” But is this necessarily a good trend?

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7 Things Divorced Parents Need to Know About Relocating

7 Things Divorced Parents Need to Know About Relocating by Joshua Katz

{4:20 minutes to read} Under New York Law, a custodial parent cannot relocate to another state without consent from the other parent or a court order.  

Imagine you are a single parent who has been offered a great job in Denver. You might be ready to pack your bags – but, not so fast. Unless you have consent from the other parent, it will be up to the court to decide whether you can move. This may be true even if you have “sole custody” of the child(ren)!

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