Sometimes 50/50 Custody Isn’t Practical. Here’s a List of Common Alternatives.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney When it comes time to think about child custody, things can get complicated quickly. While many parents believe that 50/50 custody agreements are ideal, that’s not necessarily the case. An evenly split agreement may be possible if parents live near one another or in the same school district. These kinds of arrangements give a child equal time with each…

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Summer Custody Arrangements can be Challenging. We Share Tips for Fair Agreements.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Children mature and change so quickly. Those changes seem especially apparent at the end of the school year when parents look at their kids and fully recognize how much they’ve grown in the past few months. Maybe that’s why, when summer rolls around, some families want to revisit custody agreements. Perhaps a child’s evolving schedule or activities mandate…

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Long-Distance Custody Requires Special Considerations

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney No one wants to be away from their kids for too long. Sometimes, even something as simple as a sleepover can cause parental anxiety. So it’s no wonder that long-distance parenting is so challenging. When parents split up, things can get more complicated. One or both parents may find it necessary to move. However, even if that move…

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The Five Cs of Custody: Calm, Caring, Cooperative, Contained, and Courts

By Robert M. Going, Attorney When a couple separates, issues such as incompatibility, financial stress, or infidelity can take center stage. However, when the divorcing or separating parties are also parents, the focus needs to shift to the children and the effects this change in family dynamics will have on their well-being. Separation is a part of life for many American children. However, the…

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We Share the Seven Biggest Custody Concerns of Lancaster County Parents

By Robert M Going, Jr., Attorney When a parent must start planning for custody agreements, there are a lot of details to consider. Balancing the practical aspects with the emotional implications can be challenging and stressful. But it can help to remember that many other Lancaster County parents have faced the same issues. In this article, we share seven concerns shared by many Pennsylvania…

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How to Prepare for a Fair Custody Agreement in Pennsylvania

By Robert. M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce is one of the most stressful life experiences a person can have. When children are involved, the process becomes exponentially more frustrating and complicated. While contentious custody battles can be hard on parents, they can be even harder on children. However, the stress of custody hearings can be significantly reduced for both parents and children by ensuring…

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