We Reveal Five Common Custody Mistakes and How Parents in Lancaster County can Avoid Them

Parents who are contemplating divorce or getting ready to determine child custody may have to deal with challenging emotions. It's hard to decide which custody agreement is fair, what is best for the child, and what is reasonable for the parents' schedules, relationships, and abilities. However, in most cases, each parent wants more time with their child or as much as they can get. But not every parent understands that what they do before, during, and after the divorce can impact custody decisions and even cause a judge to reduce their share of custody.

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All About Custody Schedules: 60/40, 70/30, Every Other Weekend, and More

By Robert M. Going, Jr, Attorney When a couple divorces and has children under the age of 18, it's time to establish a custody agreement. A custody agreement is a written document that maps out custody schedules and resolves any child custody and visitation issues. Some couples can negotiate this agreement themselves. Others require the help of a qualified family law attorney. To make…

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Grandparents’ Rights Know the Law in PA

By Robert M. Going, Attorney Grandparents have always played an important role in children's lives, whether they make special visits a few times a year, serve as regular babysitters, or become live-in members of the family. Many grandparents enjoy these more traditional roles, but many others find themselves taking on more responsibility in raising their grandchildren. Nationwide, the percentage of children raised by grandparents…

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Custody: Tips for Making it Easier on Your Children

By Robert M. Going, Attorney When couples divorce, it's easy to get caught up in the collapse of the relationship, the anger over the wrongdoings of each spouse, and the stress and expense of starting a new, single life. When the divorcing spouses are parents, however, their most pressing concern must be the well-being of their children. There are many factors that affect custody…

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7 Tips for a Better Lancaster County Child Custody Agreement

By Robert M. Going Jr., Attorney When a couple decides to divorce, it's easy for both parties to get caught up in the circumstances that ended their relationship, feelings of hurt and anger, and stress over the financial and emotional changes that come with life after divorce. What sometimes gets lost in the mix is the toll divorce takes on children.  When emotions cloud…

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Child Custody in Pennsylvania: Which Agreement is Right for You?

By Robert M. Going Jr., Attorney When a couple decides to get a divorce, one of the first things they can do is establish a custody agreement, even while they are living under the same roof. Divorce is particularly stressful for children, and having a custody agreement in place can go a long way toward diffusing emotional situations. An experienced Lancaster County family law…

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