When Should Grandparents Pursue Custody or Visitation Rights?

By Robert M. Going Jr., Attorney Grandparenting can be one of the most joyous roles of your life. From the moment your grandchildren were born, you may have anticipated fun family gatherings, special activities together and, yes, probably a little spoiling, too. Unfortunately, sometimes the role of a grandparent can be challenging and heartbreaking if difficult family situations leave you fearful for the health,…

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6 Tips to Help You Get a Better Custody Agreement

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Child custody issues are among the most difficult and painful challenges a family can face. They are also among the most common. More than a quarter of all children in the United States under the age of 21 currently have a parent living outside their household. In Pennsylvania, custody laws are designed to determine what's in the best…

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The Child Custody Checklist

By Robert M. Going, Jr. Attorney Many parents enter the child custody process with no prior experience. To make matters more complicated, the child custody stories we usually hear from friends and family are of situations that didn?t work, of couples who had problems reaching an agreement, or of a parent that was unfairly awarded full custody. While bad situations do exist, for most…

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Lancaster Child Custody Lawyer Shares 5 Common Mistakes

Child custody proceedings can be an emotional process. The thought of losing time with your children can make you frustrated and scared. However, your actions will be closely evaluated, so it's more important than ever to keep your cool and stay calm. Show your children and the courts that you are a dependable, level-headed parent. Robert M. Going, Jr. is a child custody attorney…

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