Custody Agreement: Which One is Right for Your Family?

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Divorce is never easy, especially when children are involved. One way to make the process less stressful for the kids is to figure out the best custody arrangement for all parties. A well-written agreement reduces emotional tension and provides a solid foundation for the future. However, negotiating the terms of a custody agreement is almost as stressful as…

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Avoid These 6 Mistakes During Custody Proceedings

by Robert M. Going, Jr, Attorney When parents split up, it's common for each parent to want more time with their child. The amount of time awarded to each parent is often decided by a judge in a custody proceeding. However, few parents fully understand how seemingly small actions can significantly impact a judge's decision. At Going and Plank, we work hard to help our clients…

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How Lancaster County Families Can Put Kids First in Custody Proceedings

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Separation is a part of life for many American families. While some couples worry about the division of assets and debt, one of the most important tasks is resolving the issue of child custody. Every family is different, so no custody agreement works for everyone. However, with a bit of creative thinking and the help of an experienced…

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Are There Ways to Reduce Child Custody Stress?

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Separation or divorce gets more complicated when children are involved, which also brings more stress. Even if things are amicable between the parents, emotional strain is inevitable as families figure out how to split a child’s time between two homes. As a result, both parents and children can experience resentment and distress. But, while some tension is unavoidable, there…

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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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