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  • Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody
    Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody

    Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody A court is guided by one principle when deciding the issue of child custody. That principle is the best interest of the child. The best interest of the child ...

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  • International Adoption – Advance Processing
    International Adoption – Advance Processing

    What is Advance Processing? The United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recommends that all prospective parents file an application for “Advance Processing” before they ...

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  • Parental Liability for a Minor’s Torts
    Parental Liability for a Minor’s Torts

    A parent may be liable for a minor ‘ s torts. The parent may be found liable if the parent was negligent in their actions. The parent may be liable for an injury inflicted by the minor, if the injury ...

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  • Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness
    Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness

    Modification of Custody based on Parental Unfitness If subsequent to the time a court awarded joint or sole legal custody to a parent, the parent becomes unfit to have custody of the child, a court ...

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  • Legal Custody versus Physical Custody
    Legal Custody versus Physical Custody

    Legal Custody versus Physical Custody There is a large difference between legal custody of a child and physical custody. That difference is based on the right to make the major decisions affecting the ...

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  • Jurisdiction Issues in Child Support Cases
    Jurisdiction Issues in Child Support Cases

    Jurisdiction Issues in Child Support Cases Before a court can issue an order of child support, the court must assure itself that it has jurisdiction over the parties. Under the Uniform Enforcement of ...

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