When two people in New Hampshire decide to seek a divorce, some are unable to come together to make decisions regarding their split. This often encompasses decisions regarding child custody, prompting them to seek an intervention by the court. Such is the case for radio personality, Alex Jones.
When parents are unable to provide care, many children in New Hampshire are fortunate to have several family members willing to step in. Unfortunately, such a situation can become complicated when the child custody situation involves people in several different states. A recent ruling by one state's Supreme Court illustrates some of these complications.
The greatest joy for many people in New Hampshire and across the country is their children. While the first few months after the birth of a child may be difficult due to lack of sleep, parents are able to bond with their newborn. Unfortunately, one man in another state claims he was denied his opportunity to bond with his twins after the children's mother claimed he was not the father. He is now seeking child custody.
It is often difficult for married couples in New Hampshire to make parenting decisions together. Once they are divorced, there is often an added level of difficulty to coparenting. Unfortunately for celebrity couples, their complications are often amplified by the media. Such is the case involving a recent child custody battle between Robin Thicke and his ex-wife Paula Patton.
The question of marijuana use has been debated across the country. While many states -- including New Hampshire -- have made it legal for people to use the drug medicinally in certain situation, other states have made it legal to use for recreational purposes. Despite being able to legally use the drugs in some circumstances, some parents in New Hampshire and across the country are facing child custody issues even when they only use the drug under the guidance of a medical care professional.
As a parent, you have the right to play an active role in the life of your child. As a father who is getting divorced or an unmarried father seeking to establish paternity in order to secure regular visitation, you may find it beneficial to seek a full understanding of your rights as a father.
Couples in New Hampshire likely have a variety of different reasons to stay in their marriages, even if they are unhappy. They may be worried about the social stigma and about the impact that a divorce might have on children. However, the end of a relationship, while emotionally challenging, is often the first step toward personal happiness.
The decision to divorce is often the product of a great deal of contemplation and discussion. Couples in New Hampshire with children must consider how their decision will ultimately impact the entire family. However, a divorce is often the best course of action for many families. In those circumstances, careful thought must be put into a child custody, or parenting, plan.
Many couples planning to marry in New Hampshire take a realistic and careful examination of their lives before walking down the aisle. As part of that examination, they choose to create a prenuptial agreement that will help determine how assets will be divided should the marriage end in divorce. However, recent federal rulings seems to make it clear that agreements made in prenups cannot supersede the terms of certain federal documents regarding an immigration sponsor's fiscal responsibilities.
Families can be complex. As couples with children divorce and remarry, a family can often be comprised of several different elements. Many families in New Hampshire are left working to blend these elements together, sometimes requiring a family court to make a decision. One out-of-state couple's recent attempt to change a child custody order to exclude the man previously thought the be a child's biological father was not successful.