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For many parents, this is the most stressful and difficult part of the divorce, and often parents are unable to reach agreements on their own. When this is the case, custody agreements must be determined by the court
If you have children and are going through a divorce, one of the most important and sometimes difficult things you will have to do is make a parenting plan.
There are three issues pertaining to child custody in New Mexico – legal custody, physical custody, and visitation. If you need a rundown on the differences between legal and physical custody, head over to our child custody page.
When a couple goes through divorce there are many issues to resolve. Often the hardest issue of all is child custody. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about sole or joint custody in a divorce.
First, you can appeal if you believe the judge has made a mistake, or you can request a reconsideration. In this instance, the judge reviews the decision or takes new testimony into account as to why the initial decision was not a good one.
The mediator can help you with the child custody issues that need to be resolved. Issues will first be separated into categories in terms of importance and time such as; the visitation and custody schedule, a list of exceptions for the regularly scheduled visit surrounding vacations and holidays, and more.
Child custody in a divorce case is usually a separate proceeding from the divorce. A child custody proceeding will normally be combined with your divorce case.
Child Custody is an important focus of divorce proceedings because both parents want what is best for their children. It is important to understand all the options and opportunities to provide for the best possible post-divorce environment for the children involved.