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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How Do Quarantines Affect Custody Agreements?

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Lancaster Child Custody Attorney These are strange times that we're living in, and the recent shift in world events has changed every aspect of our lives. As a Lancaster custody attorney, I'm hearing from many past and current child custody clients asking if health concerns and quarantining should impact their existing child custody agreement. How is Your Custody Agreement…

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Lancaster County Parents Can Avoid Custody Mistakes

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Sometimes when you are going through a separation and divorce, it is hard to see beyond the ending of the relationship and focus on what's most important: the well-being of your children. Judges weigh many factors when awarding custody, but the overriding consideration is the best interest of the child. As a parent, if you lose that focus…

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